YALLFest Interview With Lisa McMann

The lovely people over at YALLFest have graciously provided me with an interview with Lisa McMann, author of The Dream Catcher series and The Unwanteds series. For more YA festival goodness make sure to stop by their site!
Lisa McMann
What one thing do you need to have when you write?

Silence.

Best writing tip you ever received?

“Think of the one thing your main character would never, ever do. Now make her do it.”

What are you working on now?

We’ll be ramping up the releases of books 5, 6, and 7 in the Unwanteds series, so I’m working on Unwanteds book 5 right now.

What is your favorite genre to write in? To Read?

I really enjoy writing in a variety of genres, from realistic to paranormal to dystopian fantasy. At the moment, fantasy is winning, but that could change at any moment. My favorite genre to read is memoir.

At what point in the development of an idea do you know that it will become a full-length novel?

As soon as I have a one line concept that gives me a little shiver.

Thanks for the interview Lisa and YALLFest!

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