Here’s your next author interview from YALL fest!

This one is with Shannon Hale.

Describe your book in 5 words

                Boarding school for children of famous fairytales

Best writing tip you ever received?

                People remember a story for its characters.

What one young adult novel do you wish you had when you were a teen? Why?

                The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart. It’s smart, engaging, and discusses so many things I was struggling with.

Tell us 5 random facts about yourself.

                I have 4 kids (including identical girl toddler twins). My husband likes to wear masks and hide around the house to scare me. I like to read while lying on my belly. I love the sky. I’m not a very good speller.

What are you working on now?

                The third Princess Academy book.