Flashback Friday: The Author Who Made My Tiny Child Mind Explode

Flashback Friday: The Author Who Made My Tiny Child Mind Explode

As a child, almost all of my writing and reading was enormously influenced by Joan Aiken’s Wolves of Willoughby Chase saga, which I first came across when the movie was put on at a sleepover party I attended. I did not shut up about this movie for a long time, as evidenced by the fact that, the following Christmas, I received no less than three copies of the book from different family members and friends whom I had subjected to my extensive thoughts on the matter. (This is also the sign of an excellent film adaptation, which will never appear …