i’m like an npc i won’t do anything unless you interact with me
- Straight haired person: Just comb it!
- Curly haired person:
"Mum was c-r-oss and D-ad was cr-oss but B-illy did not care," read the Tar Man.
Then it was Tom’s go: “‘You must not pull your sister’s hair. It is not kind,’ said Dad.”
"You have made her c-ry, Billy … . What are you go-ing to say to her?"
"Sorry, Mum. Sorry, Dad," read Tom. "I will say to Amy that I will—"
"Drop her from the roof and that will cure her of her whining," quipped the Tar Man. "Confund this nursery fare. Where is the intrigue? Where is the wit? Where are the fulsome wenches?" Linda Buckley-Archer’s The Time Thief
The biggest three Young Adult literature franchises in the past decade have been Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Twilight. All of them were written by women.
And yet we still get articles like this:
And it annoys the hell out of me.
Because John Green has said and done some great, wonderful things. He’s also done and said some super shitty things. He’s written some decent books, and done some good charity work.
But he did not save Young Adult Literature. He did not usher in a grand new era of Young Adult Literature. If anything, he is riding on the coattails of women more successful than him in the literary world.
fytortall reblogged my post about meeting that kid named alanna, so i might as well tell you now: i met her sister today. the sister’s name is keladry. and their mom is my new favorite client.
ARE YOU SERIOUS THAT IS AWESOME WHO IS THE WOMAN I WANT TO BE FRIENDS