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When I was a young mother at home with a two year old and a five year old, living on the Eastside in one of…
To be a writer is to connect and to play and to attempt to see clearly and understand. It astounds me regularly that feeling things…
‘The Nature of Jade’ is about a girl who works with the elephants at the zoo near her home, and who, through her involvement with…
If you think about becoming a writer, that’s just really one of the big dreams I had. It’s really important to have those dreams and…
I wrote one book, signed with a good agent, and sat back and waited for the phone to ring. I was sure that the great…
I was a book lover from the beginning. I loved, love, words and images and ideas, the ways a book can make you feel things…
I always say that, for me, writing a book is like a wacky Greyhound bus trip – I know where I’m starting and where I’ll…
All of us create our own versions of an event, of our lives, even, not because we’re liars, necessarily, but because we can only see…
You never know how – or when – the idea for a book will appear.
One of the most constant and sustaining truths of my life has been this: I love the library.
My most memorable teacher was Rich Campe, my third-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary in Pleasanton, California.
My dream was, and always had been, to write a book. To be a writer.
Like all kids with divorced parents, I have an abundance of holidays.
I’ve never met a popcorn ball I didn’t like.
I would eat fruitcake if there’d been a nuclear war and I’d run out of canned goods.
I think a setting is hugely important. I look at setting as a character with its own look, sound, history, quirks, goofy temperaments and moods.
I long for books; I am utterly greedy about them.
I became a writer because I love books, and I believe in their power.
Becoming a YA author was actually a very lucky accident. When I wrote the ‘Queen of Everything,’ I thought it was a book for adults.
All of my books come from something that I happen to be working out at a given point in my life. It’s kind of self-therapy.
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