#YALLFEST: Interview with Shannon Hale




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.

Shannon Hale


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

Q: Describe your book in 5 words
A: Boarding school for children of famous fairytales

Q: Best writing tip you ever received?
A: People remember a story for its characters.

Q: What one young adult novel do you wish you had when you were a teen? Why?
A: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart. It’s smart, engaging, and discusses so many things I was struggling with.

Q: Tell us 5 random facts about yourself.
A: I have 4 kids (including identical girl toddler twins). My husband likes to wear masks and hide around the house to scare me. I like to read while lying on my belly. I love the sky. I’m not a very good speller.

Q: What are you working on now?
A: The third Princess Academy book.

Check out some of Shannon Hale's books:

 



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

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