petition to make young adult authors stop writing about girls whose lives change when they meet a boy
When she saw him time slowed to a stop. He was so perfect and she knew her life would never be the same because she had finally found him. The one. The first boy she would ever kill.
"Most Famous Books Set in Each State," via Business Insider
“Is there something wrong with the captain? It seems like he’s in a bad mood.”
“I don’t know, who can tell?”
“The guy’s impossible to read; don’t even try.”
We’re a family. You can’t choose who you love, sometimes they choose you. And sometimes it’s just because you got a really great deal on craigslist. I got a really great deal on craigslist. I got all of you.
Toymakers will tell you they won’t sell enough, and movie people will point to the two terrible superheroine movies that were made and say, You see? It can’t be done. It’s stupid, and I’m hoping that The Hunger Games will lead to a paradigm shift. It’s frustrating to me that I don’t see anybody developing one of these movies. It actually pisses me off. My daughter watched The Avengers and was like, “My favorite characters were the Black Widow and Maria Hill.” and I though, Yeah, of course they were. I read a beautiful thing Junot Diaz wrote: “If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at a cultural level, any reflection of themselves.” - Joss Whedon