Author Archives: Bonnie Waltch

About Bonnie Waltch

Bonnie Waltch is the award-winning senior producer and writer of the one-hour PBS and international broadcast documentary, "Earth Emergency," and series of five short films, "Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops," narrated by Richard Gere. She has worked for a variety of television science series such as NOVA, Scientific American Frontiers, and Discover Magazine. She has produced, directed, and written films for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Pikes Peak Visitor Center, the Tennessee State Museum, the Mob Museum, and the National World War II Museum, among others. She is currently in production for a broadcast documentary film about the bipolar spectrum called BrainStorm. She is also working on a novel that takes place in Newton, Mass. in 1962.

Sex in YA Novels

There’s a lot of discussion online about sex in YA novels: too much of, not enough of, inappropriateness of, negative consequences of, condoning of, etc. etc. Among the critiques I received on the first draft of my YA novel was…

Novel Incubator: Incoming!

All of us at Dead Darlings are thrilled to meet the new crop of Novel Incubator students at this year’s Muse and the Marketplace, GrubStreet’s annual writing conference. We asked incoming student, Bonnie Waltch, to give us some insight into…