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Princes Who Turn Into Monsters-Old and New

This is something I wrote a while back when I was pondering medieval tales, the lessons they teach, and how that translates into our modern world and our modern stories. Here are a few lessons: Don’t go into the forest … Continue reading

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Book Title Poetry

The public library in my town, Pima County Public Library, is doing a fun project in April for National Poetry Month. It’s called book-title poetry or spine poetry. To create a book-title poem you stack books with the spines facing … Continue reading

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Sacrifice and the little mermaid

Last week, as part of my work, I read a book of Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales. I paid close attention to The Little Mermaid. I couldn’t help but think about how different the original was from the Disney version. … Continue reading

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