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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Things to Know About Featured Author Cecil Castellucci

The awesome Cecil Castellucci, author of The Plain Janes, has shared a few things about herself with us:

Favorite bookstores:
Skylight Books, Los Angeles
Books of Wonder, NYC
Shakespeare and Co., Paris, France

Pets: Scout (cat)

Inspiration: The whole wide world and beautiful true people with good hearts.

Dream book tour: Me and Jack Kerouac.

Cure for writer's block: Chocolate cures everything. So do bubble baths.

Favorite outfit: A ball gown. But that is not practical, so it's jeans and a Gama-Go T-shirt.

Author idol: Jane Austen

I am loving Cecil! A ball gown, good hearts and Scout the cat! Awesome. Find out more about her on readergirlz.com!


Little Willow said...

Who needs anything more than a good book and a good cat? :)

Lorie Ann Grover said...

A ball gown! My favorite ever. :~)