Author Archives: Emily McKay

Wild About Harry

Harry Potter. Everyone’s talking about Harry. With Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone coming out on video and DVD, the fifth book looming on the horizon, and the second movie slatted for fall, the Harry buzz is gearing up again. … Continue reading

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Whoa, whoa … Feelings

Don’t you love it when you read a book that runs you through the emotional gamut? Whether it be side-splitting laughter, or having to sleep with the lights on because you’re so damn scared, or even using that extra box … Continue reading

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Making Symbolism Work

When I was a sophomore in high school, I tried out for the Junior/Senior drill team. When I got home after try outs, I discovered I’d left my brand-new Reebok cross trainers at the school. My mom drove me back … Continue reading

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Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Writing

In the weeks following the national convention, I found myself seated on my sofa, barely recovered from my post-conference, knowledge ‘hangover,’ watching rented movies I’d seen several times before. I was about halfway through a bowl of popcorn and just … Continue reading

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