What were some working titles for your book that were scratched?
Sophie Jordan - Amber - anything having to do with fire
Kiersten White - It was always Paranormalcy. The title for book 2 has changed. Book #3 was Supernaturally, but now that is the title to book 2.
What was your favorite book growing up?
Melissa de la Cruz - Lord of the Rings
Nancy Werlin - Harriet the Spy
Who would you want to play your main character if your book was a movie?
Kiersten White - Taylor Swift or AnnaSophie Robb
Sophie Jordon - a young Milla Jovovich
Nancy Werlin - I really can't picture anyone - I don't let my mind go there.
What is your favorite writing snack?
Melissa de la Cruz - It used to be cigarettes
Kiersten Jordan - Dr. Pepper
What did you buy with your first advance?
Sophie Jordan - built a patio in the backyard
Kiersten White - a car
Will we learn more about why Jacinda's twin sister Tamra didn't manifest in Banished (Firelight 2)?
Yes, you will, but I can't say anymore.
What led you to write Paranormalcy?
I was really bored. Someone said to write a vampire book, and I asked Why? People were already writing vampire books. I thought to myself, what could I do differently? What if they didn't want to kill the vampires?
How do you write so well?
Nancy Werlin - By writing a lot of crap!
Sophie Jordan - in Banished (Firelight 2), Jacinda will spend 1/2 of the time back at the pride where she has trouble getting along with Cassian's sister. Cassian's sister is a Visio Crypter - she can blend into her surrounding like a chameleon. In a sense, she is invisible. She's also a big brat!
Nancy Werlin - I am writing a book about death that will tie in Impossible and Extraordinary.
Melissa de la Cruz - Kingsley isn't dead!
Kiersten White - Evie spends a lot of time in the faerie world in Supernaturally (Paranormalcy 2).
With the authors....
Okay, now for the giveaway! Up for grabs is major swag from the festival.
Sophie Jordan - bookmark, book announcement, and sticker of Firelight
Kiersten White - bookmark of Paranormalcy
Nancy Werlin - 2 bookmarks - Impossible and Extraordinary
James Dashner - sneak peak of The Scorch Trials and a SIGNED bookmark of Maze Runner
Susane Colassanti - Waiting For You announcement, Take Me There announcement, & a SIGNED Something Like Fate announcement
...but wait, there's more! I am also throwing in 2 galley's that I picked up at the festival. Rich and Mad by William Nicholson and Virgin Terriroty by James Lecesne.
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