#YALLFEST: Interview with Rainbow Rowell

Today we are excited to share with you an interview with one of this year's YALLFEST authors. 

YALLFest will be happening this November in Charleston, SC. It’s one of the biggest gatherings of Young Adult and Middle Grade Author’s in the South. This years Keynote Speakers are Rae Carson and Veronica Roth. Event will take place Saturday, November 9th 2013.

Rainbow Rowell

Every week – they are releasing interviews with authors, and today’s interview is with Rainbow Rowell. Here’s what the author had to say…

Q: What one thing do you need to have when you write?
A: Lip balm.

Q: Describe your book in 5 words: FANGIRL
A: Earnest, snowy, swoony, minty, bookish.

Q: What is the hardest line to write- the first or the last?
A: THE FIRST! The whole first page is a nightmare. I want people to just skip it. And I always end up rewriting it.

Q: Best writing tip you ever received?
A: “Just finish your book.”

Q: What one young adult novel do you wish you had when you were a teen? Why?
A: Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt. I think it would have made me feel less alone.

Q: Where's your favorite place to write?
A: At coffeeshops. In giant overstuffed chairs.

Q: What are you working on now?
A: I’m revising my adult novel, Landline, which comes out in spring 2014, and playing with a romantic/political/tragicomic fantasy.

Q: What is your favorite genre to write in? To Read?
A: I write mostly contemporary. I read mostly fantasy.

Q: At what point in the development of an idea do you know that it will become a full-length novel?
A: All of my ideas are full-length novels. I have a hard time narrowing my scope.

Check out Rainbow Rowell's Novels:

For more information on YALLFest, visit their website – yallfest.org

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