” You’re not supposed to have it all figured out in high school. If you knew it all, and it was the best, it’s all downhill from there. “


” I’ve changed in my sympathies since I’ve become a mother myself. In high school I went through a period where I was close with my mom and had to break with her in order to find myself and come back. Since that was my experience, that’s often what happens in my books. “


” I love writing about the summer between high school and college. It’s the last gasp of really being a teen. “


” On the whole, I think I spent a lot of high school just trying to stay under the radar: I don’t think I was all that memorable. “


” I love YA, and it’s been a really good fit for me. But at some point, I would like to try something else: a collection of short stories, or writing about something other than high school. A lot has happened to me since I was eighteen. “



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