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Isaac Marion
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I'm the author of the Warm Bodies series and I am pretty much just here to admire and comment on fan art. You guys are amazing.


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FictionIsLife Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Student General Artist
*sigh* still waiting for the sequel. Warm Bodies is my favorite book and movie. Although the book was much better. Aren't they always though?
isaacmarion Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2016
3 months and 2 days...
FictionIsLife Featured By Owner Edited Nov 5, 2016  Student General Artist

Um, I’m not entirely sure how to go about asking this, but here I go. In the highly unlikely chance you read this before November 10th, I have this project to do, as part of the English IB curriculum, called an IOP (Independent Oral Presentation. Yeah, IB has a thing for acronyms). Students are given a truly daunting total of 15 minutes to discuss a piece of literature. We are to elaborate on any aspect of it, ranging from theme, symbolism (and types used), techniques the author uses to present the characters to the audience, character development, what the author is trying to tell the audience on a specific topic, and all that other fun stuff. Naturally, I wanted to do my project on a book I was passionate about. I had toyed with the idea of writing my IOP on R, but I wasn’t sure what I would want to focus on. Frankly, “What does this depressed living-wanna-be, that is R, teach us about the power of love?”, sounded so unbearably cheesy and painfully unoriginal.  After some intense staring-at-the-wall-of-my-room procrastination, I have decided to focus on “What is the author trying to tell us about humanity, human nature, and what it means to be human?” Or one of the three, because apparently, the number one mistake students make when doing an IOP, is being too broad. If you’ve read up to here, I’m not only appalled, but hopeful.  That means you’re not one of those stuck up authors that think their royal asses are too good for us peasant readers, and might actually consider my request.

The IB English-20 class is pretty ruthless and competitive, and we are all at each other’s necks to have the better presentation. People are coming up with all sorts of questionable tactics to make their IOP stand out from the rest. But dramatic monologues and uncomfortable audience participation would be nothing compared to an IOP done through the collaboration of the author. It wouldn’t be much, just a few questions here and there about certain quotes and characters from your book. I’d love to sound collected and not desperate, but screw appearances. I’m begging you, as a zombie on the inside IB student to the author of one of the best books on the planet; please, if you get the chance, email me at and help me do something no one has ever done before in the history of IOP’s.


There are so many run-on sentences in the paragraph, it would give my English teacher a heart attack.          

Natterbugg Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday to the author of my favorite book in the whole world!! 1st Emoticon: Happy Birthday Omg I gets present Me and My Birthday Cake 
isaacmarion Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2016
I just saw this, but aww, thank you! :)
DarkLitria Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you and thank you for writing such wonderful book :heart:
i still can't stop drawing them now.
SassyRaptor Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Student Filmographer
Welcome to DA. c:
balletvamp Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
Welcome to Deviantart! May you find loads of fabulous fanart and not too much badly drawn furry porn!
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