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Harry Potter and Movie Adaptations

Last night, I watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. For the second time. And loved it a whole lot more than I did the first time I saw it. This increase in love is not a surprise … Continue reading

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YASaves, Parenting, and Censorship

A lot of the reaction to last week’s WSJ article about darkness in young adult fiction was, quite rightly, “Who are you to decide what’s good for a particular kid?” That just because something is dark doesn’t mean it’s not … Continue reading

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Writing and Publishing–Jan. 29

I’m going to try to start collecting useful articles I’ve found every week or so, mostly on writing and publishing news and tips. Some of these will be from the week, some might be older articles I’m rediscovering. Some will … Continue reading

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The books that inspired us

I’m taking a course this year on writing for children, where we cover everything from picture books to young adult, and on the first day of class we discussed those books that inspired us or made an impression when we … Continue reading

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