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The video of this presentation can be seen here: http://youtu.be/qsTyoNeX_NA

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Kenneth Oppel

Published on Nov 20, 2015

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kenneth oppel

BECCA VANWEERDHUIZEN / FPU 732 / DECEMBER 2013
The video of this presentation can be seen here: http://youtu.be/qsTyoNeX_NA

The Works Cited can be found here:
http://goo.gl/90nygu
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Basic background info

  • Citizenship: Canadian (b. 1967)
  • Education: BA from the University of Toronto
  • Status: Married with 3 kids
  • First Book: Colin's Fantastic Video Adventure
  • Next Release: The Boundless
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connection to dahl

Roald Dahl Approves

oppel's writing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
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oppel's writing

Origin of Ideas: "From anywhere and everywhere..."
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oppel's writing

Strange Inspiration: Typing others' papers
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my oppel reads

  • Cosimo Cat ( 1990)
  • Dead Water Zone (1992)
  • Half Brother (2010)
  • This Dark Endeavor (2011)
  •  "The Klack Bros. Museum" in Other Worlds (2013)
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Half brother

This dark endeavor

oppel's advice

for Young Writers
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