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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Appreciating art without contextual bias

A Wrinkle in Time

When I was ten or so, my mother bought me the classic children’s book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. It sat on my shelf for twenty years. But with the film coming out in a few months, I decided it ...

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Psycho-biddies and hag horror

Feud: Bette and Joan

What did you do this Christmas? I binge-watched Ryan Murphy’s (of American Horror Story and Scream Queens fame) latest anthology series, Feud. The first series features the infamous Hollywood feud between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, picking up on the narrative for the development of ...

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The Black River Chronicles: Level One

Black River Chronicles: Level One

If you enjoy Dungeons and Dragons and/or sword and sorcery stories, you should be reading The Black River Chronicles. The young adult series follows four students at an adventurer’s academy, where – you guessed it – they are all separated into ...

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Bright: I think we might be in a prophecy

Bright: A Netflix Original

Bright, the Netflix original film by director David Ayer (who really isn’t having the best year), has been dubbed the worst film of 2017. I think that’s unfair. True, Bright is not a particularly good film but I’ve seen far worse. I ...

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Firestorm by Lucy Hounsom

Firestorm by Lucy Hounsom

I love discovering a fantasy series on my own – one that I come to without the influence of hype or expectations. It is rare these days, but it does happen. For me, this was Hounsom’s Worldmaker Trilogy, which has ...

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