BREATHING UNDERWATER ALEX FLINN MOVIE
Want to hear more? Welcome to the blog run by the team behind inkpop. Inkpop Blog Write, Read, Connect. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Notify me of new comments via email. I completely failed at it, but I rediscovered a great book in the process. Because of this book, I assumed Alex was a boy, and it took me a while to make the connection as well.
Now, I write each book for the reader who will like it. Join us tonight at 5 p. Also, do the characters believe in magic and, if not, do they come to believe in it based upon the circumstances of the story. Newer Post Older Post Home. Your debut novel, Breathing Underwater , is now coming out in a new paperback edition. Must say that this makes a good point about the versatility of this author!
Are there limitations or things that you have to keep in mind when adapting these tales? Also, do the characters believe in magic and, if not, do they come to believe in it based upon the circumstances of the story. Notify me of new comments via email. Nothing To Lose is another fabulous one udnerwater an extremely convincing male narrator. How did you come up fljnn the idea to adapt Beauty and the Beast into a modern day fairy tale? Why was he all alone in the woods? When you first get published, you want everyone to love everything you write, but a book that appeals to all may not deeply touch many.
Here’s the kind of idiot I am: It’s a book about teenage boys that doesn’t have any of the glitz and undersater that many seem to carry with them.
Newer Post Older Post Home. The hardest thing about adapting a fairy tale is deciding what the characters know about the existing fairy tale.
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I was shelving some freebies that I am hanging onto because, even though they don’t interest me, I’ve heard good things about them so Email required Address never made public. Must say that this makes a good point about the versatility of this author! What does it take to adeptly do these sort of reinterpretations? Now, I write each book for the reader who will like it.
I completely failed at it, but I rediscovered a great book in the process. Fllnn can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. What have you learned since publishing Breathing Underwater in ? I’m so glad there are books such as Breathing Underwater that don’t have the vampires and glittering bad boys.
Breathing Underwater is unique and wonderful exactly because of the way Flinn gets the reader in Nick’s head and makes us see the world through his eyes. How did he become a beast?
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Bretahing wonder what it takes to go from book to film? Inkpop Blog Write, Read, Connect. Instead, I end up asking, “wow, what a great book this was Were there things that the film did that you were unable to do in your book and conversely were there aspects of the book that were unable to translate to film? Where were his family?
Has Kyle seen Beauty and the Beast on film, for example? Even with my own alfx, I have books that will appeal to different readers The reader who likes A Kiss in Time is not necessarily going to be the same reader for Breathing Underwater. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You are commenting using your WordPress.
Since we are used to NOT believing in magic, this can be a hard transition. I enjoy Alex Flinn’s fairy tale updates, but I loved her early ‘issue’ books. Book and film are very different media.