Almost as exciting as the big event is the fact that I am one of the lucky bloggers chosen to post interviews from YallFest authors - so look for those on Mondays and Fridays between now and the big day. It is like the organizers knew I'd need something to keep me occupied :)
So without further ado, let the countdown to YallFest begin!
First up is author Cinda Williams Chima.
What one thing do you need to have when you write?
Describe your book in 5 words
Wizards misbehave, magic goes mutant.
What is the hardest line to write- the first or the last?
Usually the lines in between.
Best writing tip you ever received?
Give yourself permission to write badly.
Tell us 5 random facts about yourself.
1. I am a twin.
2. I am named after a character in a novel.
3. I didn’t really start driving until I was 27.
4. I am descended from Puritans and scoundrels.
5. I used to be in a folk music band.
Where's your favorite place to write?
On a balcony overlooking the ocean.
What are you working on now?
I’m writing The Sorcerer Heir, the fifth book in a trilogy.
At what point in the development of an idea do you know that it will become a full-length novel?
When I’m finished with a full-length novel.