Tuesday, June 21, 2005

A Roundup of Links

I'm trying to spellcheck, wordcount, hunt for a specific error that may or may not exist, and print the eighth draft of the book that's supposed to come out next week. So I'm going to try to do a roundup of some links I've found recently.

First off, check out ACHOCKABLOG's favorable comments about The Problem with "Problem" Young-adult Fiction, which I discussed yesterday. (A June 18th post.)

This article about Louise Rennison is far more interesting. (Thanks to ACHOCKABLOG for the link.

The Washington Post carried a review of the animated version ofHowl's Moving Castle. Not a rave. I know other reviews have been positive, I just haven't read them. Though I enjoyed the book, I can't see myself going to the movie. It just looks too cute. (Thanks to Blog of a B.S.)

The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards have been announced. Notice that Kalpana'sDream by Judith Clarke won a little something? I haven't read it, but I'm a big fan of one of her earlier books--The Heroic Life of Al Capsella.

Well, that manuscript isn't printing itself, which means I have to go.

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