How Thea Winthrop became the world’s greatest wizard Back in 2002, back when Harry Potter WAS the YA genre – (Number One, and then twenty empty spaces behind it before the…Continue readingGirls can. Girls SHOULD
Once upon a time there was a literary phenomenon named Harry Potter. The twenty first century YA and children’s literature has been dominated by this story like no other, with…Continue readingMoving Potterverse
Cracking down on the monstrous evil of tiny Free Lending Libraries It’s good to know, Charlie Jane Anders reports at io9, that people are focusing on what’s really important. Some…Continue readingFree libraries crisis
Unh… 20 Killer Series? It’s satisfying to have a stand-alone book. When you are writing it, that’s the story, and when you’re done you’re done. You can go onto something…Continue reading20 Serial Killers?
Flavorwire asked a number of “Feminist Writers” to recommend books “Every man should read.” My opinion wasn’t solicited. Perhaps it’s just that I’m not considered the card-carrying feminist that my…Continue readingMust Reads for Men !
Evan Hoovler has selected for Blastr examples of a number of unfortunate publishing decisions. The poster child for misguided rejections is Harry Potter. Author J.K. Rowling received rejection letters for…Continue readingYou rejected WHAT!?!