Category: a game of tomes

Diversity in YA Novels – Building a Middle Eastern World

Check out this fantastic post about diversity by Renee Ahdieh, author of THE WRATH AND THE DAWN, a reimagining of The Arabian Nights. Interestingly enough, the actual tales that comprise 1001 Nights are incredibly diverse in nature. For instance, Aladdin was originally written as a young Chinese boy! With such wonderful diversity at the heart of the story, it hardened my resolve to be … Read More Diversity in YA Novels – Building a Middle Eastern World

Playing With Archetypes—The Villain (by Kathryn Rose)

Kathryn Rose, author of Camelot Burning and brilliant woman that she is, has a fabulous post about villains and archetypes over on the A Game of Tomes blog. You should totally check it out 🙂 “I love writing scenes where my villains are prominent. As someone who’d most definitely be a Slytherin if she weren’t already a Ravenclaw, I have a soft spot in … Read More Playing With Archetypes—The Villain (by Kathryn Rose)