Re: RE: Profanity in YA novel. Is this a bad idea?

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jojo22
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andrew.v.spencer – 2007-01-19 12:36 AM “**** you.” Harry said. “Why you little *******.” Voldemort replied.

no, no, lisa, this has never happened yet! hehe! andrew, you little *******! hehe!

only joking. oh man, i love those books.  

anyway, jo, i think you could go right on with the sh** and bas****, its almost an expression now, obsolete. stephen king always said, “tell the truth.”

writers are liars by profession, but we can’t lie about our characters and their reactions to the world they move in, whatever their age is.