On the nightstand:
About 20 books, three pairs of reading glasses, water.
Favorite drink while you write: Water with bubbles in it. (Just got a machine to make my own.)
Kinokuniya in Sydney, Australia. Huge YA section, lots of manga and graphic novels as well. Half Japanese and half English.
New York Public Library Central, the one with the stone lions out front.
A telescope shaped like a penguin.
Place to write:
In my study on an old Chesterfield couch covered in cracked leather.
Human beings. We're hilarious, and often awesome.
Dream book tour:
One where I only go to bookstores that are within walking distance of my house.
E. Lockhart, Maureen Johnson, Holly Black, Robin Wasserman, Cassandra Clare
Cure for writer's block:
Blow something up (in the book).
Laptop or longhand?
Laptop, the smallest one I can find.
Stilettos or Uggs? Barefoot
Behemoth, book 2 of Leviathan.
Samuel R. Delany
Other YA Novels:
Uglies series, Midnighters series, So Yesterday, Peeps, and The Last Days.
pieces at the Tor website.