Ransom Riggs





Ransom Riggs


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February 03, 1979

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Hi, I'm Ransom, and I like to tell stories. Sometimes I tell them with words, sometimes with pictures, often with both. I grew up on a farm on the Eastern shore of Maryland and also in a little house by the beach in Englewood, Florida where I got very tan and swam every day until I became half fish. I started writing stories when I was young, on an old typewriter that jammed and longhand on legal pads. When I was a little older I got a camera for Christmas and became obsessed with photography, and when I was a little older still my friends and I came into possession of a half-broken video camera and began to make our own movies, starring ourselves, using our bedrooms and backyards for sets. I have loved writing stories and taking photograph ...more

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“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.”
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“When someone won't let you in, eventually you stop knocking.”
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“We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.”
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The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead
(Bloodlines, #6)
 
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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
(Red Queen, #1)
 
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(Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)
 
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