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Reading Alienated (the whole book!)

Now that schools are closed and we’re staying at home to keep everyone safe, I thought I’d do something to simulate the type of story time you might miss from school. I’m reading the entire ALIENATED novel to you…chapter by chapter (all 43!). I’ll read a new chapter every weekday, and will try to post […]

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Shoot for the Stars

Ever since I was little, I loved space. I was awestruck in first grade when my school packed us into the library to watch the Columbia take off. I was equally devastated in 1986 in middle-school, I watched the Challenger launch with the first civilian astronaut on board, only to tragically explode moments after lift-off. […]

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Straight Outta Croxton

I’m fascinated by the intersection of character & setting. It’s the nature vs. nurture phenomenon of shaping compelling characters, begging the question does the setting shape the character or does the character exist independently of the place? Think of some of your favourite characters from books or films, they are inextricably linked to their place… Luke Skywalker […]

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