A Fairy Tale Remix

We’re excited to introduce our next guest poster! Lynden Wade spends as much time as possible in other worlds to avoid the dirty dishes piling up in her home. She enjoys writing stories inspired by fairy tales, legends, and history. She has had two fairy tales and a poem published in …

Fairy Tales: A History

Meet today’s guest blogger – Renee Frey!  Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series in pre-development. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy for both adults and young adults. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Mike, and their two …

The Disney Effect, Part 3

Hello everyone! It is I, Allie, your favorite resident Disney obsessed JL blogger. I took my nine month old to Disneyland again this weekend. Why? Because. He loved it. He was so excited to meet the princesses. Cinderella was his favorite, I think. It was so much fun to see …

Neurodiversity in Writing: Part One

Welcome to our monthly discussion! As it’s Autism Awareness Month, we’ve decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Neurodiversity means recognising and respecting neurological differences. This covers a range of labels from Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, the Autistic Spectrum, and Tourette Syndrome. We are also including discussion …

Discussion: Animals in Books

Several Just-Us League members got together and had a chat about their favourite books with animals and different ways that animals are used in books. Have a read of our discussion and add your own comments at the bottom! What’s your favourite book with animals in? Louise: My favorite animal …

The Disney Effect, Part 2

Hello, everyone! I’m back with more Disney knowledge than you could ever possibly care about. Aren’t you excited? Since I only have so much space to talk, I’ll be skipping over a couple of movies, like Oliver and Company, which is an animal version of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. …

The Disney Effect, Part 1

Hello everyone! It’s Allie, the resident JL Disney expert. I’ve been to Disneyland hundreds of times, probably due to the fact that my dad worked for Disney in the R&D department when I was in high school, and my husband works in the Ride Engineering department now. Oh, and my …