Without further ado, Kat.
Pitch Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone in 140 characters.
Two girls meet at a crossroads of sex, shameful pasts, and small-town secrets. By the time you read this, one will already be dead.
What inspired Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone?
What should readers walk away with from Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone?
This is a story about a small town with secrets. Any personal experience with either one?
Becca's a girl with dreams and big goals for herself after high school. What was your "big dream" for yourself post-high school?
Do you believe there are clear cut good/bad characters in your story and if so, who falls where?
If you had to give your book a "____ meets _____" pitch, what two (or three! or four!) books/films/shows would Amelia Anne be a meeting of?
While Amelia Anne is your first novel, you're a prolific writer. Where else can readers find your work?My main gigs are writing news/gossip on MTV's Hollywood Crush and an illustrated column on SparkLife.
Who or what do you write for?
What was your most influential read as a teenager?
Who are your top three writing influences?
Who do you believe is breaking ground in YA right now?
What's the best writing advice you ever received?
What's your best writing advice to give?
What is your writing routine?
What gets you jazzed to write?
Do you have a writing soundtrack? Care to share a bit?
What's next for you?
Favorite ice cream?
The kind that has chunks of cookie dough, chunks of brownie. Chunks of anything, really. I just love chunks.
Your deepest, darkest secret?
Every night, I put on a bear suit and do an interpretive dance to the Batman theme. ...What do you mean, “That’s not a secret”?