Why do you like writing?
: I love words. They are so powerful.
When did you start writing and why?
: I started making up stories before I could even write them down myself. My mom used to write them down for me. I started writing my own in first grade. It was fun.
How long have you been writing?
: About 24 years.
What is the best book you have ever read?
: It's hard to choose just one, but I am pretty partial to Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. It's hilarious.
Who is your favorite author?
: Laura Ingalls Wilder. If you want to talk about Little House then I'm your girl.
What is the best story you have ever written?
: Each new idea seems better than the last.
What is some advice you would give new writers?
: Let your imagination run wild.