Tag: hunger games

Katniss vs. Tris: Who is the stronger character?

As the DC Comics superhero clash movie Superman Vs. Batman hits the theaters this weekend,…

 Posted in Characters development, Heroes and villains, Reviews, Teen & YA fiction, writing and storytelling Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Is Katniss Everdeen a strong female character?

I have now seen all four Hunger Games movies and read all three books, and…

 Posted in A Warrior's Soul, Books, Characters development, Heroes and villains, Pirate of Panther Bay, Renegade, SR Staley, St. Nic Inc, Teen & YA fiction, Tortuga Bay, writing and storytelling Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Will Tracy Lawson’s novels become this generation’s Ayn Rand substitute?

By SR Staley Resist, the second novel in Tracy Lawson’s Resistance Series, picks up right…

 Posted in Books, Characters development, Reviews, Teen & YA fiction Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Modern fiction for the modern classroom: Round 1

By Claire W. Staley In an earlier post, I discussed why today’s students have a…

 Leave a comment    Posted in Books, In the classroom, Teen & YA fiction, writing and storytelling Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The case for modern teen & YA fiction in school classrooms

by Claire W. Staley Some people tell me that they wish they read as much…

 Leave a comment    Posted in Books, In the classroom, Reviews Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Hunger Games and the power of movies in reaching audiences

Here’s a reality check for us book authors. The Hunger Games movie took in $153…

 Leave a comment    Posted in Books, Films, Publishing Tagged , , , , ,

The Hunger Games, Dialogue, and Voice

My new favorite young-adult series is The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The books…

 Posted in Writers & Writing, writing and storytelling Tagged , , , , ,