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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/18/12

In honor of the keenly-anticipated movie debut this week, let’s make this an all-Hunger Games all-the-time edition of the round-up. Sci-fi/fantasy blogger John Scalzi on why the movie industry is being owned by YA action. Thelma Adams on what your … Continue reading

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Hunger Games Review: “Destroying Things is Much Easier Than Making Them.”

Like a lot of passionate fans of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy, I approached the inevitable movie with trepidation. Sure, the books were written in a spare, cinematic style that lends itself to film. But that hasn’t prevented some spectacular … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: What Suzanne Collins Did Right

It’s been a long time since I could read a book like a reader and not like a writer. What tense is this in? Whose head are we in? How is the writer handling the backstory? And mostly, DO something. … Continue reading

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