[DWJ] Diana Wynne Jones conference

Elizabeth Parks henx19 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 18:17:16 EST 2009

Irina wrote:
> Yes, me too! Not only the expense (unless we sell the house *and* I get a lot
> more freelance work --anyone who knows of editing or translating jobs, think
> of me, please!) but also that I don't feel like leaving a bunch of teenagers
> mostly alone in the school holidays, self-reliant though they are.

But just think of how good being left alone is for kids in books all
the time!  Noel Streatfeild's "The Magic Summer" comes to mind. . .
and Time of the Ghost, of course.



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