The proprietors of this wonderful site have been kind enough to ask me to guest blog about censorship. As I have yet to directly encounter a challenge to my book THE SCAR BOYS (though I did have one high school principal take exception to an event in which I was involved), I’m going to do what I do best, I’m going to tell you a couple of stories.
Story the First:
This story is about a mild mannered orphan who lives with his aunt, uncle, and cousin. He’s a nothing in their house, a nobody. The boy keeps to himself and tries to stay out of trouble until one day something magical happens. Literally.
The boy is visited by a kind of giant who says, “hey kid, did you know you have magical powers?”
“Who, me?” the kid says. “You must have the wrong guy. I’m a nothing, a nobody.” “Not anymore. You’re invited to a school for wizards and witches. It freaking rocks.”~ read more ~