Monthly Archives: February 2013

Good Writing Talks to Your Soul

February can’t end soon enough. The snowstorm hit at the worst time, just as I am preparing to finish teaching my on-line class for authors who want to learn more about writing using the male POV. I have also just … Continue reading

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Reluctant Readers and the Rotary

And the 5th test- Will it be FUN? Today, after one of 2013’s few (and worst) snowstorms, I was up at six am and out the door into a road IDOT had not yet cleared because of a commitment I made … Continue reading

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Interview with Barney, heroine of Being God

Today we are interviewing Barney, the younger sister of David Albacore, and Malik Kaplan’s not-quite girlfriend in Being God the sequel to the award-winning Pull. Who are you and what is your story? Barnetta Murhaselt. Barney to the people who … Continue reading

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Being God review

The Pirate Tree, a group of Children’s and YA bloggers, selected Being God to review for Valentine’s Day. The reviewer, J. L. Powers, admits the book is “an unlikely choice for Valentine’s Day but a good one nonetheless.” The review … Continue reading

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Book Giving Day

Today is National Book Giving Day. I am donating four copies of each of my books to kids in a juvenile detention center. Downloadable poster IBGD – Can you find kid in need of books today?

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Blog Hop for Being God

Come join my mini-blog tour celebrating the Feb 1 release of Being God. Follow me around the blog-o-sphere Read an excerpt from Being God at Dragon My Feet: http://dragonmyfeet.wordpress.com/2013/02/03/excerpt-from-being-god-a-contemporary-ya-novel-by-b-a-binns/ Get up close and personal when Being God’s protagonist, Malik Kaplan, … Continue reading

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Diversity and multiculural collections

Today I put together the speech I will be giving at the 2013 Virginia Hamilton convention in April. I will be covering ways parents, librarians, schools and concerned citizens can enhance collections to make them more diverse, and why that … Continue reading

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