” One of the great things about writing middle-grade books is that it’s really a nice break, when you’re writing super intense stuff like ‘Coldtown’, to be able to write something a little lighter – calm down and do something different. “


” There’s never really been a time when vampires weren’t so over that you would be crazy to write a vampire book, or so huge that you would be crazy to write a vampire book. I’m not sure there’s ever going to be a time. We went from Anne Rice to Buffy to ‘Twilight. “


” Can you write 200 words a day? 100? 50? In six months, 50 words a day is 9,000 words. That’s 2-3 short stories. If you did 200 words every day, in three months that’s 36,000 words. That’s half a short novel. “


” When I was a kid in the U.S., ‘Doctor Who’ wasn’t really on, but you would occasionally catch an episode. Different stations did marathons. “


” Doctor Who’ rewrites your brain because at first when you watch it, you think, ‘That doesn’t make sense. “


” I really love the idea of the poetically mad – the character that is imbued with the romantic madness. Like River from ‘Firefly’ or Drusilla from ‘Buffy.’ Someone dangerously unhinged, where you’re really not sure they’re going to be reliable minute-to-minute. “


” I don’t feel prolific. I feel like I’m plodding along. Each day you sit down, and you hope that you get your work done. “



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