Janet Ruth Young

Janet Ruth Young is the author of the teen novels My Beautiful Failure, Things I Shouldn’t Think (previously published as The Babysitter Murders), and The Opposite of Music. She lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Visit her at JanetRuthYoung.com.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Progress, not perfection.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having gotten a college scholarship. I was a sometimes-lazy high school student and had to pay for college.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I laugh and smile a lot.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Generosity. Not necessarily with money, but with my time, sympathy, advice, and occasionally my house or car.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "actually" and "or something like that"

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