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Rowling’s Brilliant Storytelling

As I said in my last post, in the month leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Very Long Subtitle, I re-read the entirety of the Harry Potter series. I hadn’t read any of the books since … Continue reading

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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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Christmas thoughts, 2010

To those who celebrate Christmas in any form, Merry Christmas to you. To those who don’t, Happy Winter Holidays. I’ve always enjoyed this time of year, filled with family and joy and music and way too much food. But there’s … 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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A Year's Difference

As of yesterday, this blog is one year old. It amazes me, sometimes, just how much can happen in a year. You think about it in terms of ages, in terms of history, and a year is nothing. You look … Continue reading

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Experience Influences

Last week, I was at a party with some older friends of mine and a bunch of people I didn’t know. Some alcohol got involved, so they weren’t “people I didn’t know” for long. In fact, as is wont to … Continue reading

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Thinking on Paper

I’m in the midst of writing a paper on theories of myth for school. The topic I chose is ridiculously ambitious and more than any reasonable student would have opted to do. But I’m crazy, so, y’know. There’s a huge … Continue reading

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Neuroscience FTW

This morning, I was writing an email to a professor with a proposal for a paper topic. In the middle of the email, I suddenly couldn’t think of a word I wanted to use. Try as I might, it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Dreamscape

A story someone had written for a workshop a little while ago dealt somewhat with dreams, and someone in the workshop made a point that the dreamer wouldn’t be able to feel something in the dream as written, because you … Continue reading

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