Taking a short breather from the land of tape and double walled cardboard:
Another writer friend, Valshamerlyn in Ireland has thought up a good plan to help spread the word about children's ...books. Not movies that pretend not even to be related to books.
I just want to look at screenwriters and say "SEE!? It's not just the YA crowd who's protesting here. The Clamor is Rising. Listen to us!!"
Ann M. Martin said she'd NEVER write another book of The Babysitter's Club after the series ended in 2000. NPR reports on what Ms. Martin is up to now -- and they include a neat excerpt from her newest work!
Alkelda's asking some good questions about culture vulturing. Do we have the right to make every story part of our own? Where does one draw the line?
All right, break's over. Back to the boxes.