Arlene Williams

Arlene Williams

Author of award-winning children's books, including Dragon Soup; Tales from the Dragon's Cave: Peacemaking Stories for Everyone; How to be a Dragon... without burning your tongue; and Tiny Tortilla.
Apr
22
On EARTH DAY, Look for Climate Fiction

On EARTH DAY, Look for Climate Fiction

It is April 22, 2024—Earth Day. Fifty-four years ago, in 1970, the first Earth Day called attention to polluted
4 min read
Apr
14
To Dream of Success

To Dream of Success

My mood was glum when I started the first page, but Our Shared Storm: A Novel of Five Climate Futures
4 min read
Apr
07
THE DISMAL STATE OF CLIMATE FICTION

THE DISMAL STATE OF CLIMATE FICTION

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon an Aspen Institute event called Writing Our Way to a Brighter Climate Future.
4 min read
Mar
03
Book Review: Waiting for the Night Song

Book Review: Waiting for the Night Song

It’s a murder mystery with a climate change theme. That’s what caught my attention when I saw Waiting
4 min read
Feb
06
Cloth Mountains on Fire

Cloth Mountains on Fire

Enough. It’s a word we don’t use… well, enough. Instead, we use MORE. We need more. Want more.
4 min read
Dec
24
Joy Can Save Us

Joy Can Save Us

Joy is the gift I would give everyone across the globe this holiday season if I could, but I can’
5 min read
Nov
26
Curious Questions

Curious Questions

One main thread of my novel, The EarthStar Solution, follows Kaye, the daughter of a hedge fund manager, as she
4 min read
Oct
15
Videos, Videos

Videos, Videos

I really don’t understand how to make TikTok work, but I truly love making little videos and animations for
2 min read
Oct
08
Moments

Moments

The power embedded in the moment is a major theme of my new climate fiction mystery, The EarthStar Solution. In
5 min read
Sep
17
THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT BOOK

THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT BOOK

My new climate fiction mystery, The EarthStar Solution, is a not-for-profit book. Any profits from the sale of the book
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