E. J. Dawson

Monthly Archives: May 2021

I’ve loved the story of Peter and Wendy since I was a little girl, and it took this story with its unique perspective to remember how much I truly hated the original. How the boys went to war, and Wendy was relegated to tying false bandages on false wounds, making dinners made of nothing, and being a mother to boys who never want to grow up. As though a girl can never… Read More

There are varying times in my author career I’ve inevitably known I’ve failed. Whatever was being asked for, whatever they wanted, I couldn’t give. This… wasn’t one of those times. This was the opposite. In a conversation about other matters, I vented my frustration. About doors being closed in my face in the publishing industry. I can’t count the people who have done this to me, those who made me feel excluded,… Read More

I woke up this morning at 6am, got out of bed, and hit the desk with a furor and if you think this is how I normally operate you’d be dead wrong. I’m an out of bed by about 8:30, maybe 9am on a Saturday, because it’s the morning I get to sleep in with the dog. Right now, he’s sulking in the cat’s bed. Staring at me. I broke the routine…. Read More