I don't know if you've read this snippet from Neil Gaiman (author of American Gods, The Graveyard Book, Coraline etc.) somewhere, but when I came across this on Pinterest just few days ago, I was moved and proud of being both a reader and a writer. We are a privileged bunch to live in this generation in which books and stories are celebrated every day, aren't we?
Here it is, my inspiration of the week:
And since words are powerful, I'd like to echo a fellow writer-blogger, Sherry Alexander, who has been blogging on the lack of food and clean water for children in our world. Visit her blog to learn more.
Yes, these children are in our world. Time to do a little something to help. Spread the message. Check out the organizations in your region. Make a donation. Talk about it. Write about it. Let's do something.
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by Kate Hanney
Really enjoyed the honest voice of this narrator ~ a teenager let down by his mother and the foster care system, and almost-picked up through his involvement with a gang.