Author Spotlight: Shannon Hale

I have always been very interested in why an author might begin writing. Why they choose to write to a certain demographic, why they choose to write a specific genre. Authors are people, just like the rest of us, which means they can be unpredictable. Their careers don’t have to make sense to us. Still, … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Shannon Hale


Author Spotlight: Diana Wynne Jones

I first read Diana Wynne Jones in 2009. My older sister got a copy of Howl’s Moving Castle (1986) from the library, and when she was finished, she passed it on to me. I read it at my aunt’s house in Boston over Christmas. I had a feeling that this book would change my life. … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Diana Wynne Jones