J K Rowling is trending on Twitter, which leads me by stages to a review and an interview with Ursula Le Guin
As she once wrote in exasperation, "Sure, it's simple, writing for kids. Just as simple as bringing them up."
Thirty years before Harry Potter, Ursula Le Guin was writing novels about a...the Guardian
'I follow where the story takes me...' SF and fantasy author Ursula Le Guin...the Guardian