The current featured article is "BREAKING THE PATTERN: ALAN GARNER'S THE OWL SERVICE AND THE MABINOGION"
This paper was presented at Mythcon 24 in 1993. It was an opportunity for me to write about a lovely little book I had always enjoyed. Years later, it had the advantage of being a rare piece of scholarship on the works of Alan Garner, which led to it being selected for inclusion in THE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE REVIEW, vol. 130.
I hope you will enjoy it!
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My plan had been to leave Pacoima early – by 5:30, ideally. That would have meant reaching San Diego before 8, and taking the trolley to the convention center, picking up my badge quickly and being on the spot when … Continue reading
My first week back in Southern California just happened to fall before the 2015 WonderCon. I had registered for the con while I was still in Oregon, because I knew that I needed to get back into the swing of … Continue reading
I posted a full report about my trip to the Portland Comic Con on the Creating Graphic Novels blog. It was a challenge to make the trip happen, but once it came together, I made the most of it. I stayed … Continue reading
Well, the first one for Creating Graphic Novels, that is. I have done a couple for The Scribbler’s Guide to the Land of Myth at writers conferences. Anyway, the usual Wednesday night a Golden Apple Comics (Wednesday being the day new comics … Continue reading
Once again I’ve had to settle for a single day at Comic Con. But, even for a short excursion, I enjoy the trip. Of course, for a day-trip, it meant getting up very early in the day to make the … Continue reading
After a lot of work in writing, correcting galleys, working at promoting the book, my author copies have finally arrived! The Creature took the time to examine the book, checking out how the landscape format works. He decided he was … Continue reading
The convention fell on Easter weekend this year, which led to me deciding to skip the Sunday activities. There didn’t seem much on the schedule for that day that I was willing to make the trek down to Anaheim for, … Continue reading
Got word from my publisher late last week that the final cover design for my book (formerly known as Paper Movies) has now been approved — and I can start showing it off to folks. The actual publication date hasn’t been … Continue reading
Well, at long last, on the day I contracted to do so, I delivered to my editor the manuscript of my book Creating Graphic Novels: Adapting and Marketing Stories for a Multi-Million Dollar Industry (formerly known as Paper Movies: Adapting … Continue reading