Please do not confuse Holly Black with my black cat, Holly. One writes books. The other likes to sit on books. Okay, maybe the author does like sit on books and I just don't know it.
In any event, Holly Black has many, many events on her calendar. On behalf of readergirlz, postergirlz, and Bildungsroman, I thank her for squeezing this Q&A into her schedule. Describe yourself as a teenager.
A picture is worth a thousand words:
I read a ton of high fantasy and vampire books, wore lots of dragon necklaces and lots of black eyeliner. I hoped desperately that I would find people that were like me and liked the things that I liked. I did a lot of stupid things in high school to try and find those people. One of the best things about being a professional writer is that I really do feel like I've made a lot of great friends. If you weren't a writer, you would be . . .
A YA librarian. I finished all but my last class at Rutgers to get my MLIS, but then I went on tour for Spiderwick and could never seem to get it together to go back and take cataloging. If you were a fairy, you would be able to . . .
Live forever and ever.If you could be a fly on the wall as someone turns the final page of Ironside, you'd love to hear the reader say . . .( Collapse )
Thanks again to Holly Black for stopping by. Gee, I hope I didn't take her away from a dinner engagement with the fey. (Wait! Don't eat the fairy food! No! Don't eat the -- )
Holly's newest novel, Ironside, is the readergirlz pick of the month for August 2007.
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