Writer Patrick Ness and the Backstory of A Monster Calls
Movie Pilot shares the story of how Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls not only became a novel but made it to the big screen.
"Siobhan Dowd knew that she was dying of breast cancer, and so came up with the concept of a visiting monster being used to confront children dealing with grief." writes Redmond Bacon.
A beautiful piece over at Movie Pilot.
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