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Road Trip Wednesday #45: Blast from the Past

Welcome to our 45th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link in the comments - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.

This Week's Topic:
If you could travel back to any historical era for research purposes, which would you choose?

Emilia: "Man, it's mega cliche: 21st century youth idealizes a time when thangs went down...."

Kate: "In college, I managed to make almost every single paper relate to Indian issues..."

Kirsten: "I guess you could put me anywhere, among anyone, at any time, and that's where I'd hope to find a story..."

Amanda: "It seemed like a rather peaceful time, not a lot of plagues going on."

Michelle: "Maybe a few days before the fire, just to hang out in a corset and bust through some saloon batwing doors..."

Kaitlin: "I know the plagues should turn me off..."

Kristin: "I'd time machine hitchhike to Haight-Ashbury for that in a heartbeat . . ."

Road Trip Song of the Week:
"Once in a Lifetime" by Talking Heads

Next Week's Topic:
If you went to school with your characters, would you be friends?
Emilia Plater

Emilia is a YA author who avoids studying, food that isn't covered in cheese, and waking up before 10:30AM whenever possible. A bundle of confusions.

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  1. I've followed this blog forevs, and I finally decided to participate in a R.T. Wednesday! Squee!

  2. Here's mine!

    And yay for Susan participating!

  3. My cousin's a history buff, so she LOVED this week's question. Check it out:

  4. Best topic ever! Of course I played! ;)

  5. This was such an awesome question. My answer surprised even me!

  6. I agree this question was a great one. Here's mine:

  7. Awesome topic!


    Love this question!

  9. Here's my time traveling tale.

    If you comment, you are entered into my contest where you can win an awesome MIX CD with 53 songs!!!!

  10. Here's mine. What a great topic this week!

  11. Phew. That's a loaded question - there are a LOT of answers. But I narrowed it down. :)

    Mine is here.

  12. What a fun topic! Here's where I'd journey:

  13. I'm such a priss. If there isn't indoor plumbing, count me out! LOL Pretending I'm NOT that bad, here's my choice...

  14. This one was a little difficult for me, but it was a ton of fun to think about. Great topic!

  15. Here's mine (and please forgive my excessive oddness... I'm in quite the mood today.)

  16. I want to see history... so I can figure out science

  17. What did Jane Austen eat and Charles Dickens know? It's Regency and Victorian England! Check out my post


  18. Here's my time travelly goodness:

    I'll read everyone's now! :D

  19. The 50's and the 60's. For the music...

  20. Gonna get Mozart's autograph!

    I'm the ultimate fangirl.

  21. I know it's Thursday, but I just HAD to do this topic!


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