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Hunger Games, Harry Potter, & Star Wars: Why Creators Always Go Back to Their Big Stories

Some franchises transcend both their genres and the first medium their stories appear in. They become a part of the cultural fabric so quickly that everyone knows something about them. Interestingly, Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games earned this place in our culture very quickly. In little more than a decade, a simple dystopian YA novel […]