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now would be a good time to send Diana Wynne Jones fanmail

Per Ansible, she has decided to discontinue chemotherapy for cancer.

Her offiical site says that well-wishes sent to meredithxyz at googlemail dot com will reach her.

I just sent a short note saying that Deep Secret is one of my favorite books in the world, which is true, and I'm glad to have said it.


I'm sorry to hear that. (Thanks for the heads-up, though.)

Sadness. I have sent a note of my own along.

I have written. For many years, Witch Week was my favorite book.

I think I'll reread it.

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That's the last one of hers I haven't read - I had to buy a copy from ebay to get hold of it. I've been saving it for a special occasion - that may be now.


I heard about this a few weeks ago at a children's book festival, and have been sunk in woe and trying to come up with an email that conveys at all what her books have meant to me. It is horrible.

What sadness. I'll make sure to write something - I only discovered her books as an adult (through fandom) but they mean the world to me.

Well...dang. She is the author of some of my favorite books.

Thanks, sent a note.

Oh no. :( oh no oh no oh no

Thanks for this, although it's very sad to hear. I've sent an email. However, I don't think there's any way to describe how much her books have meant to me - if I had to pick just one, it'd be Fire and Hemlock, but there'd be at least another dozen clamouring on its heels. Sad news indeed.


I'm praying that her intuition is correct and that she'll get better off the chemo.

She's such an icon that I don't want to think about her not writing anymore!