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The primary responsibility of the storyteller at the beginning of a text to establish why this entity, whether it be person, place, bowl of mush, or caterpillar, is distinguished from all other entities and/or all other examples of said entity or members of the community with which said entity identifies. Mr.
Announcement of the week: Our Harry Potter midnight release party will feature a Harry Potter-themed photobooth! Now, on to Bookseller Heather's blog post:
Being a bookseller means looking at hundreds (maybe even thousands) of book covers over the course of the year and, when you’ve been a bookseller as long as I have (which is almost twelve years now), you’re bound to develop opinions and tastes when it comes to book covers. So I started a Pinterest board to collect some of the covers that I thought were most successful. At time of writing I’ve shared my thoughts on almost 150 different book covers.
I reviewed poetry for a number of years with a few literary websites, but other time commitments have pulled me away from that reviewing. But I’m still reading poetry, writing it, and loving it, even if I’m not writing about it quite as much as I’d like to. So, to scratch my own poetry itch, here are some relatively new works of poetry that I think you should read.
Voyage of the Sable Venus by Robin Coste Lewis
Is what J. K. Rowling reveals about the Harry Potter-verse canon, or fan fiction?
Announcement of the week: So I heard that you wanted to sign up to perform your Harry Potter fan fiction at our open mic, right? Well, without further ado, the sign-up sheet in all its glorious majesty! Sign up now for a chance to be chosen! Now, on to the blog post. This week's is from Bookseller Rebecca.
Our Harry Potter party will include a fanfic open mic session -- details and sign-up link will be posted next week. (PG-rated fanfic, y'all.) For now, bookseller Shana explains why writing is such a crucial part of HP fandom: