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A Thousand Words Is Not Enough

How many movies have you watched after you read the book? I would wager in almost every case, indeed every case I can think of, a good bit of pruning happened. The plot was shortened, characters were removed, or conflict was reduced.
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Take for example the Harry Potter movies. As we know, the later books are very long and very rich. To make the films, they were pruned significantly. This artic Read more of this blog post »
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