• Narnia

    More On Diversity In Stories: George Kirrin, Jewish Hogwarts Students, and “Background” Inclusivity

    by  • June 8, 2015 • Books, Harry Potter, Narnia, Writing, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    Last week, when I was sharing some thoughts about Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, I mentioned that including diversity of sexual orientations in a story doesn’t necessarily mean including sexual acts. I’d like to expand on that. The place and profession where I’m most cognizant of being inclusive is in...

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    Only the Good Guys Die Young: Why I Loved Allegiant

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Books, Harry Potter, Narnia, Sherlock Holmes • 4 Comments

    (WARNING: Spoilers for Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Katherine Paterson’s Bridge to Terabithia, C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, the original Star Trek and Star Trek: the Next Generation movies, and various Sherlock Holmes stories and adaptations.) I w a r n e d y o u t h e r e d...

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    Further Up and Further In

    by  • December 19, 2010 • Narnia • 9 Comments

    Anyone who comments with “that’s what she said” gets a kick in the pants. So, Narnia. The series that started it all for me. I really didn’t want to read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; at Brownies, another girl who was trying to bluff her way through her book-reader’s badge gave a...

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