This Thursday (June 19th), Laurie Halse Anderson will be chatting live on the MySpace readergirlz forum. So if you like her books, you’ll want to join in. The chat starts at 6 PM PST/9 PM EST, and will last for about an hour. Anderson’s new book, PROM, will be featured, but the discussion will go in many directions.
Here are a few questions Anderson’s already answered for ReaderGirlz:
On your nightstand: Flashlight, notebook, pen (all for middle of the night
ideas) and my inhaler.
Favorite drink while you write: Tea or coffee
Favorite bookstore: River’s End Bookstore, Oswego, NY
Favorite library: Mexico Public Library, Mexico, NY
Pet: Kezzie (my German Shepherd)
Place to write: The loft of our house
Inspiration: My readers
Dream book tour: One that includes Paris, Edinburgh, and Tokyo
Author-buddies: Sarah Dessen, Chris Crutcher, Holly Black
Cure for writer’s block: Run 5 miles
Favorite outfit: Jeans and hoodie sweatshirt, sneakers
Long-hand or laptop? Laptop
Stilettos or Uggs? Uggs!!!
Author idol: Francesca Lia Block
Next up: Chains (Fall 2008), Wintergirls (Spring 2009)
Intrigued? Mark the date on your computer calendar, and don’t forget to join in!