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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

  Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen continue their conversation on retelling the classics. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   …it is an altogether unique and enjoyable challenge to create “something new” out of something that […]

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Magic No Mystery 4

Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

There will always be parts of a story that sound familiar.  Aspects of plot, character, or voice that we’ve seen or heard before as if the authors have swung past each other in similar loops, grabbing snippets from one another as they cross.  Whether you believe that there are really only seven basic plots, or […]

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Pinocchio

Fighting the Fairytale

I am sorry Anne Frank. I don’t know you. I’ve never taken the time. In seventh grade I wasn’t in the English class that read your diary, but my friend Alyssa told me about it. She said you hid in an attic until you were caught at the end. I wouldn’t know what “getting caught” […]

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Lamp

Let’s Get to Know Each Other

In my house we’ve got an “orphanage lamp.” Almost holy, it’s made of stained glass and turns on with a spin dial attached to the cord. It was bought around the time I was four, and since then my brother and I have known that if anything should happen to that lamp—a bump, a tap, […]

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Meet Abby: Editorial/Marketing Assistant

Meet Abby: Editorial/Marketing Assistant

Ah, summer. The time of year for lying on a blanket in the park with a good book, kicking back with a glass of iced tea, and reading. Unless, that is, you’re an intern. This summer, Atticus Books is excited to welcome four interns who will support all aspects of our day-to-day operations, including editorial work, […]

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