• Carson, Alice, Flannery, and Me, Esme

    by Esme Addison During college, it will surprise no one that I was an English major. But not at first. Initially, I was a drama major with a minor in creative writing. But later, and much to my father’s relief I switched to a double major in English and Marketing. I enjoyed many of my… Read more

  • S.E. Hinton Was My Hero

    by Esme Addison It’s been such a long time since I read The Outsiders. But I remember reading it in middle school, probably sixth grade, and just being blown away by the story. I re-read the story just like a little kid watches his favorite cartoon over and over again. And each time I read… Read more

  • Nancy Drew Is My Spirit Animal

    by Esme Addison   It’s such a cliche for a mystery author to say he or she was inspired by Nancy Drew – but if it’s true, what can you do? I always knew that I would be a published author (like most writers). It begins young, this desire to create stories and then write… Read more