On a warm Thursday evening, after a miss-guided trek through Grossmont College, I arrived at a Chula Vista High Tech High literary event. Here I got the exciting chance to experience the by product of an ingenious project based off the Ryan North book To Be or Not to Be, a choose-your-own-path version of Hamlet.Teacher …
The author of the heart clenching “The Rules of Survival” gives insight to her written success in an interview.
As if the Mercer family wasn’t already struggling, the death of the breadwinning Kalen sets into motion a dangerous roller coaster of unfriendly visitors. Author Starzee from the online writing site, Wattpad, tells the story about one strong girl who pushes through when the getting gets tough.
“There’s something so universal in the death of a parent. And the overwhelming feedback I’ve gotten form this book has been a sense of relief that comes with telling the truth about the experience. My specifics might differ from your specifics, but there is a sense of camaraderie and certainly the dark humor of it all. We can sit down and share a drink and say, wow, this is intense and hard and real. This is life and here’s to it.”