Tag Archives: Madeleine L’Engle

Memory Is Fickle

Today, as she handed me a copy of my novel to sign, a friend asked me how long this has been my dream. (Can I just take a moment to bask in that last sentence? A friend asked me to sign … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle In Revising, Or Why I Haven’t Read The New Pages of A Wrinkle In Time

As you know if you’ve hung around here for any length of time, the single most formative book of my youth was Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time.” Originally published in 1962, it is a Newbery Medal winner and a … Continue reading

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Light and Round (Not Dark and Edgy)

Last weekend, someone denounced the young adult genre as rife with sex, violence and depravity and as inappropriate for its target audience.  This naturally (and as intended, I’m sure) roused the ire of readers, writers and editors, all of whom rallied to the defense … Continue reading

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