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In a previous role I was lucky enough to meet with one of the CEOs of a pretty major animation studio. They were looking for children’s fiction with non-human protagonists who, rather than being children, were childlike. Think Shrek and Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey. As an aspiring writer I also know that the prevailing…Keep reading
I watched Annihilation the other night. Horror/thrillers where the cast gets picked off one by one until only the protagonist is left standing is not usually my jam but I really wanted to like this one. I wanted to like it because the core cast was entirely female in a genre and narrative structure that…Keep reading
Yesterday I saw Disney’s latest adaptation of their original adaptation of a story as old as time, Beauty and the Beast. Along with The Little Mermaid this was my favourite Disney film. It was a film (and a princess) for my generation. Belle was a unique individual with a mind of her own. She was stubborn and rebellious…Keep reading
“One day my mother sat me down and explained that I couldn’t become an explorer because everything in the world had already been discovered.” Date Completed: April 29 2016 Page Length: 352 Goodreads *Spoilers may lie ahead* As Tim Burton’s next blockbuster slated for release in September this year it’s hard to read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar…Keep reading
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