On the nightstand: Books, glass of water
Favorite drink while you write:
Some kind of espresso drink
Skylight Books, Los Angeles
Books of Wonder, NYC
Shakespeare and Co., Paris, France
My local library, Los Angeles Public Library – Los Feliz Branch.
Place to write:
My porch. A café.
The whole wide world and beautiful true people with good hearts.
Dream book tour:
Me and Jack Kerouac.
Cylin Busby, Jill Murray, Jo Knowles, Carolyn Kellogg, Edan Lepucki, Lisa Yee, Dana Reinhardt, David Levithan, Kara Lareau, Siobhan Vivian (and a shout out to my LA peeps, like the LAYAs)
Cure for writer's block:
Chocolate cures everything. So do bubble baths.
A ball gown. But that is not practical, so it's jeans and a Gama-Go T-shirt.
Laptop or longhand?
Laptop, then longhand.
Stilettos or Uggs?
Neither. I say, clogs or Chuck Taylors.
Rose Sees Red (Scholastic, 2010)
Other YA Novels:
Boy Proof, The Queen of Cool, Beige, Geektastic
Talking with Tim,