YALLFest Interview: Veronica Rossi

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s an especially happy one for me for two reasons:

  1. My school library book fair started today, and we made way more money than we expected.
  2. I get to bring you yet another interview from an author attending YALLFest!

Today’s YALLFest author is Veronica Rossi, author of the Under the Never Sky series.  I haven’t started this series yet, but I plan to soon!

So, without further ado…here’s Veronica!

Image from Goodreads

What is the hardest line to write- the first or the last?

Yeah, those. And all the ones in between!

Best writing tip you ever received?

$5. Just kidding. Um… tip… I think it’s probably to allow yourself to suck when writing early drafts. It takes away a lot of the fear of generating good material. It’s not easy to be creative when you’re judging your work.

Tell us 5 random facts about yourself.

  1. In the past year, I discovered a deep love of Brussel sprouts
  2. I talk to myself. Heck. Sometimes I argue with myself.
  3. I’m arguing with myself about including that last point at this very moment.
  4. My favorite animals are elephants.
  5. Dresses with pockets make me happy.

Where’s your favorite place to write?

I usually work in my home office, but I love working in hotel rooms. No distractions!

What are you working on now?

Something I’m very excited about! Can’t divulge any details yet, but it’s an idea I’ve been mulling over for years.


If you want to meet Veronica Rossi and many, many other fabulous authors, make plans to visit YALLFest in November! For more information on the event, go to http://yallfest.org/Facebook, or Twitter.

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