Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

Picture Book Advice From the 17th Texas Book Festival, Part 1 — How Children See the World

November 13, 2012 by Carmen Oliver

Cool dry air descended on the Austin capitol for the 17th Texas Book Festival but the authors and illustrators shone … Continue reading Picture Book Advice From the 17th Texas Book Festival, Part 1 — How Children See the World

Magic vs. Science: Meta in Sherlock Holmes

June 6, 2012 by J.M. Lee

Originally posted FEBRUARY 2ND, 2010 on joeyverse.com I’ll leave the debate about how good/bad/faithful the movie was to the critics … Continue reading Magic vs. Science: Meta in Sherlock Holmes

Chick Hen speaks kinaráy-a!

April 7, 2012 by Erzsi Deak

Beaulah Pedregosa Taguiwalo (also known as Beaulah The Magnificent) treated Hen&ink to a clucking good chicken chuckle when she sent … Continue reading Chick Hen speaks kinaráy-a!

A Time of Change for Authors and Readers (guest blog)

February 9, 2012 by Erzsi Deak

Today henandinkblots welcomes guest blogger Mercy Pilkington, a young adult author and a staff writer for GoodEReader covering ebooks and … Continue reading A Time of Change for Authors and Readers (guest blog)

Making Her Vision a Reality – Her Way: Hannah Goodman Launches Edgy YA Sucker Literary Magazine

January 30, 2012 by Mima Tipper

Fellow Hen&ink chick, Mima Tipper, interviewed Hannah Goodman about Sucker Literary Magazine, her on-line publication dedicated to edgy YA.  After reading … Continue reading Making Her Vision a Reality – Her Way: Hannah Goodman Launches Edgy YA Sucker Literary Magazine

Of Bards and Black Hens: Ringing in the New Year

January 2, 2012 by Sandra Guy

New Year’s day. My life is in tatters and what remains is grey and full of rain. I’m looking for … Continue reading Of Bards and Black Hens: Ringing in the New Year