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  1. Happy New Year: Thoughts on crawling out of the T-hole and doing good in 2017


    January 1, 2017 by J.C. Lillis


    Happy 2017, guys.   So I’ve been doing some thinking. That’s been hard lately, because I’ve been struggling like hell …
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  2. Why You Don’t Need Rhino Skin to Be a Writer


    October 5, 2015 by J.C. Lillis

    Way back when you started writing your first For Serious stories, when you first started thinking maybe you weren’t half …
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  3. In Defense of 6 Maligned YA Fiction Tropes: When They’re Annoying, When They’re Maybe Not


    September 7, 2015 by J.C. Lillis

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    Forgive me, readers, for I have feared the trope.   I have ostracized some of them unfairly. I’ve let reviews …
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  4. WHAT IF: 4 hypothetical young women get rid of all those nasty verbal tics that hold them back


    August 3, 2015 by J.C. Lillis


    In which I imagine what might happen if hypothetical young women took the advice of Naomi Wolf, Ellen Petry Leanse, …
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  5. Against “Against YA”


    June 6, 2014 by J.C. Lillis

    In light of yesterday’s ludicrous, clickbaity Slate article on why adults should be embarrassed to read YA fiction. . . …
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  6. Yep, You’re a Real Writer (No Blue Fairy Needed)


    December 11, 2013 by J.C. Lillis

    Hey readerfriends, The other week, I read a post by Kristen Strassel over at Deadly Ever After called “I’m a …
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  7. The Cave of Eternal Revision (and Writing Your Way Out)


    September 13, 2013 by J.C. Lillis

    So I haven’t blogged in a while. It’s because I’ve been stuck in here:     It’s a tricky little …
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