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Interview with Franny Billingsley, Author of Chime

It’s taken me a couple days to get this up because the little foster boy who my partner and I had for a while has suddenly popped back up in our life–we’ve got him full-time for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Victim Characters and Passivity

So, Lyn Miller Lachman¬†started a great discussion on my graduate student forum¬†about writing about characters who are victimized, and it really sparked some thoughts I have about the subject that I thought I’d share with you all. I created this … Continue reading

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When She Was Bad . . . Review of Chime by Franny Billingsley

Not since The Great Gilly Hopkins have I met a character as nicely nasty and wholly lovable as Briony Larkin from Franny Billingsley‘s new novel Chime. Summary: In the early 20th century in Swampsea, 17-year-old Briony, who can see the … Continue reading

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