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by jkmcdonnell
March 23rd, 2011, 2:08 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Awards, Apologies and a Request...
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... quest.html

With a special shout-out to Margo :)
by jkmcdonnell
February 21st, 2011, 5:44 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Literary Satisfaction & THE HUNGER GAMES
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... games.html

In which I find myself asking, 'am I a wimpy reader?'
by jkmcdonnell
February 8th, 2011, 9:17 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

The Battle for Longevity in Literature - Dystopia vs. Fantasy
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... ature.html

Voldemort or no Voldemort, we still want to live in Harry’s magical world. Can you say the same for 1984?
by jkmcdonnell
February 5th, 2011, 10:33 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Writer's Trouble: The Pensieve Predicament
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... ament.html
I know, JKR. I wish I had one too.
by jkmcdonnell
February 4th, 2011, 1:35 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: A painful but necessary book on writing
Replies: 20
Views: 3093

Re: A painful but necessary book on writing

I swear I saw this book on the shelf in my university's library. Are they trying to bring us down in our optimistic prime?
by jkmcdonnell
February 4th, 2011, 1:30 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Gender Roles: the Fine Line Between Special and Mary-Sue
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... ecial.html
by jkmcdonnell
January 26th, 2011, 6:34 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Hunger Games Movie
Replies: 24
Views: 3533

Re: Hunger Games Movie

I think the chick from True Grit would be pretty good, too. Just looked at another picture of her and her skin is actually a pretty solid olive. Agreed! Hailee Steinfeld is gorgeous and young enough to carry the whole trilogy, if it goes that far. Also, I heard someone mention Armie Hammer for Finn...
by jkmcdonnell
January 24th, 2011, 10:02 am
Forum: Books
Topic: OK, how about least favourite characters' names?
Replies: 24
Views: 3500

OK, how about least favourite characters' names?

... because we all know there are some truly horrendous ones out there. Gotta love YA dystopian for this - it's full of them. So, sorry to the many who I'm sure this will offend, but I'm with Stephen King on this one (http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20223443,00.html): Katniss Everdeen has to be one ...
by jkmcdonnell
January 24th, 2011, 9:57 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: The SQUEE GOOD NEWS Thread
Replies: 364
Views: 82565

Re: The SQUEE GOOD NEWS Thread

I love all the exclamation marks in this post!


You all rock, and don't let your WIP tell you any different.
by jkmcdonnell
January 20th, 2011, 5:06 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Belief: Reading makes you smarter
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Re: Belief: Reading makes you smarter

It won't make you smarter, but it can make you wiser.
by jkmcdonnell
January 19th, 2011, 10:01 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Gender Roles: Girls with Purpose
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... rpose.html

Always a contentious issue!
by jkmcdonnell
January 18th, 2011, 9:54 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 342864

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Call to Action Comparisons - ft. HP, Hunger Games, Matched and The Demon's Lexicon
http://littolearnby.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... ll-to.html