Are you the Ethel or the Lucy? The Mary or the Rhoda? The Monica or the Phoebe? The Jerry or the Kramer? Or in YA terms, are you the Sydney or the Rose?
You may have read my post about attending KidLitCon last month.
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"Everyone needs a sensible friend."
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YA fiction -- and storytelling in general -- loves the contrast between the wacky friend and the sensible friend. Every comedian needs a straight man. Every free spirit needs a BFF with a pocketful of bail money. Every absentminded inventor needs a partner to stand by with the fire extinguisher.