I have Melissa Walker here with us today! She is author of the "Violet" series. With her very busy schedule she was able to do a mini-interview with me! =)
Can you tell as a bit about you?
Sure. I'm a gemini, I grew up in , I love iced coffee and yoga, and I watch too much TV.
What inspired you to write Violet in the Runway, Violet by design, and Violet in Private? Why with "Violet?"
I was working as an editor at ELLEgirl, and I often interviewed models. I got really intrigued by their world. And I just loved the name Violet!
Did you always know you were going to become an author?
I always knew I loved writing, and first I worked for my high school yearbook and college newspaper. Then I transitioned into magazine editing for my career. I never knew I'd write a book, but I love doing it now!
What are some of your strengths and weaknesses in writing?
I love finishing a book. I hate starting!
What's your favorite TV show?
I have a ton but right now I love: Oprah, Mad Men, Gilmore Girls, My So-Called Life, Arrested Development and Hoarders.
What are you most afraid of?
Being disliked. Silly, I know, but I really want everyone to like me.
List 5-10 of your favorite things, it doesn't need to be in any order
salt & vinegar chips, old family photos, , carolina basketball, people who play guitar, and gossip
Lastly, what's the best advice for those young aspiring writers out there?
I wrote a piece about this for Seventeen. Here is is:
Thanks Melissa! Be sure to enter my SWAGtastic post for some awesome bookmarks! =)