Who is Fleur Robins?
Fleur Robins is a skipping, whirling, socially clueless, Earth-reverencing, body-bemoaning, quirkily gifted young girl whose blossoming over the course of three books leads her from obsessing over the Void to discovering the pivotal role of the human heart in addressing our species’ direst dilemmas. Follow Fleur, the enchanting creation of novelist Sharon Heath, on the next leg of her remarkable journey.
Thoughts and Inspirations
Sometimes the best way to read a novel is to write one. Over a decade ago, something like that began happening to me. I'd already been working at the craft of fiction for many years when it occurred to me that it might be interesting to try writing a first person...
"And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea." ...
Today I find myself turning again to those fateful lines from Bertolt Brecht's Motto to the Svendborg Poems, penned in 1939: “In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.” In 2017, we humans (or...