Michael Strother

The Book Riot Live Interview: Michael Strother

Michael Strother is a young adult editor. You can read more about him here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Storm. Q: Do you know your Hogwarts house? Slytherin. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you on a 4-day trip where there are NO BOOKSTORES. What book do you take? Sabriel [by […]

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Sara Quiroz

The Book Riot Live Interview: Sara Quiroz

Sara Quiroz is a Culinary Librarian at The International Culinary Center. You can read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Pantser: I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Wonder Woman. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you […]

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Patrick Phillips (c) Marion Ettlinger

The Book Riot Live Interview: Patrick Phillips

Poet Patrick Phillips is the author of the nonfiction book, Blood at the Root. You can read more about him here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Black Panther. Q: What’s one thing you want people to know about your book? That on the day I set down the first word, I had been researching for years. Q: […]

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Alyssa Cole

The Book Riot Live Interview: Alyssa Cole

Science editor Alyssa Cole is the author of the upcoming Civil War espionage romance series. You can read more about her here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Storm, of course. Not Halle Berry Storm, though. Don’t get me started on those X movies. Q: Do you know your Hogwarts house? Different sorting tests gave different […]

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Jade Chang

The Book Riot Live Interview: Jade Chang

Journalist Jade Chang just published her first novel, The Wangs vs. the World. You can read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: What’s the story you wish someone else would write, so you could read it? A very […]

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Rumaan Alam photo credit David A Land

The Book Riot Live Interview: Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam is the author of Rich and Pretty. You can read more about him here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you on a 4-day trip where there are NO BOOKSTORES. What […]

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Meg Medina

The Book Riot Live Interview: Meg Medina

Meg Medina is a middle-grade and young adult author, most recently of Burn Baby Burn. Read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Pantser. I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Kids in general. Q: What’s one thing you want people […]

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Joni Rodgers

The Book Riot Live Interview: Joni Rodgers

Joni Rodgers is a novelist, memoirist, and ghostwriter. Read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: Got a favorite superhero? There’s a huge vintage Incredible Hulk panel hanging over my bed and a 6×6 ft Jean Grey a la […]

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Jeph Jacques

The Book Riot Live Interview: Jeph Jacques

Jeph Jacques is the cartoonist we have to thank for Questionable Content. Read more about him here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Pantser. I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Squirrel Girl. Q: What’s one thing you want people to know about your […]

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Don’t Even Ask: Authors’ Least Favorite Questions

In the Book Riot Live Interview, we asked speakers our burning questions about the writing process, publishing, and their Hogwarts House (naturally). Q: What’s your least favorite question to get as a writer?  Jeph Jacques: What are the advantages of publishing online versus a traditional publisher? Joni Rodgers: Anything that starts with, “Since you don’t really have […]

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