Monthly Archives: May 2012

Editing Your Friends

For better or worse, in the tabletop roleplaying game industry, a lot of the people I work with are also my friends. Sometimes I become friends while working with them, and sometimes I end up working with people I’m already … Continue reading

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Death in the House of Dreams

A guest post by Jessica Banks. This is cross posted on Reads 4 Tweens, so if you follow both sites, it will look familiar. I came to the Anne of Green Gables series relatively late, the summer between my freshman … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Deadly

Note: This week I’m exploring the role of death in books for young readers. I’m cross-posting here and at Reads 4 Tweens—so yes, if you follow both sites, this will look familiar. Warning: some mild spoilers—if a book has been … Continue reading

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The Role of Death in Tween Lit

Note: This week I’m exploring the role of death in books for young readers. I’m cross-posting here and at Reads 4 Tweens—so yes, if you follow both sites, this will look familiar. Death is an unavoidable part of life. Obviously. … Continue reading

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Let Your Sins Be Strong

A guest post from my husband and favorite GM, Clark Valentine. You can follow him on Twitter @clarkvalentine. When you intersect a good GM with a well crafted PC, you sometimes get situations where the obligations and responsibilities of the … Continue reading

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Death Be Not Gratuitous

There’s an issue that’s been building up for me, and I think I’m going to do it as a theme week on Read 4 Tweens—gratuitous death in kids books. (“Tune in for Gratuitous Death Week!” That has a ring to … Continue reading

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