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"The Master" by Diana Wynne Jones

I had thought that “Mela Worms” was one of the strangest DWJ short fiction I’ve read, but then I read this. First published in the… 446 more words


"EMPTY YOUR POCKETS, CHANT!": The Brilliance of Diana Wynne Jones's Chrestomanci Series

One of my favorite scenes in children’s literature involves a young boy who doesn’t yet know he’s an enchanter with nine lives, hauled off by his overbearing father to find out whether or not he can do magic. 1,330 more words


Charmed Life

By Diana Wynne Jones

Perhaps there really are parallel worlds? And perhaps, in one of them,another version of you is a witch or a wizard with magic so powerful it could be dangerous… 223 more words

Children's Books

My Name Is Aurora Cannon and I Hate Reading

#Book Reports     #I Hate School     #Merlin Trilogy      #Harry Potter     #Jim Butcher     #Harry Dresden     #Diana Wynne Jones     #K.A.Rose

One of my favorite book series is one I read to my elementary school kids, and it almost always starts with the main character saying his name is such-and-such, and he hates school. 2,592 more words

Book Reports

It seems to me that humour is everybody’s way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually, as well as emotionally, and I don’t know whether you’ve noticed, but if somebody tells a joke, it’s nearly always a http://ift.tt/1NVJGwk

Diana Wynne Jones

Enjoy yourself

Before we can write our story, we have to plot it (well, actually, we don’t, but doing so is probably the safest method of proceeding). In… 126 more words


A Month In Review: April 2016

Wow April feels like it just flew by. So I guess it’s time to do one of these posts again.

I don’t think we did all that much this month. 480 more words

My Little Pony