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Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones, author of Howl's Moving Castle, dead at 76
Dec 14, 2012

Diana Wynne Jones, one of the most respected writers of fantasy for younger readers, passed away recently after a two-year battle with cancer. Jones was the author of more than 40 novels and several volumes of short stories and her work was often compared with that of J.K. Rowling.

Awesome papercraft Howl's Moving Castle took 9 months to build
Dec 14, 2012

Howl's Moving Castle—created by Diana Wynne Jones in her 1986 novel of the same name and later animated for the big screen by Hayao Miyazaki—is a thing of total fantasy, right? But someone decided to turn that fantasy into a reality, and it took him more than nine months to do it!