A. Translator, dance teacher, infant school teacher, special needs teacher.
A. High school: French Lycee in London, UK. College: King's College London, UK.
A. The Hours
A. Prison Break
A. Mad, hectic, passionate, desperate and overflowing with emotions.
A. Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears. (Camus)
A. New Caledonia
A. Virginia Woolf
A. Michael J Fox
A. "Um". When I'm interviewed I say "um" after every other word.
A. Not writing for 10 years after I nearly got published at 17.
A. Concert pianist (like my brother!)
A. Writing FORBIDDEN
A. Not being able to get up in the mornings
A. Myself (without the many flaws!)
A. Somewhat extreme emotions
A. Lochan Whitely (Forbidden)
A. Cruella DeVille
A. TV commercials. All of them.
A. Listening to my brother play the piano.
A. Concert pianist.
A. Empathy, emotional intelligence, open-mindedness.
A. Summertime, On My Own, Everybody Knows, The Show Must Go On and pretty much anything by Greyson Chance!
A. Authors who write YA: S.E. Hinton K.M. Peyton Robert Cormier Lois Duncan Authors who write for adults: Elizabeth Wurtzel Lionel Shriver Maggie O'Farrell Kay Redfield Jamison Michael Cunningham
A. The Hours by Michael Cunningham An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
A. Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
A. Only do it if you can't imagine doing anything else.
A. "This book will stay with me forever."