Me: What are you working on now? (If you can give us a hint!):
CN: I am currently working on TWICE BITTEN, the third book
in the Chicagoland Vampires novel.
Me: Spiderman or Superman:
CN:Spiderman. I love Toby Maguire!
Me: Wonder Woman or Batgirl:
CN: Definitely Batgirl. I loved watching the classic Adam West episodes of Batman. Batgirl was
Me: Chunky or Smooth:
Me: Favorite flavor ice cream:
CN: Peanut butter and chocolate
Me: Favorite ice cream topping:
CN: Anything chocolatey/chewy/crunchy.
Me: Subway or Taxi:
CN: Neither. My pretty little coupe.
Me: Broadway Show or Movie Theater:
CN: Broadway show, theoretically, although I don't have much time now for shows.
Me: TiVo or DVR:
CN: DVR. It's a lifesaver.
Me: Favorite vacation place:
CN: The Gulf Coast of Florida. I went for years and years as a child, and I'd really like to get back.
Me: Next vacation destination:
CN: Racine, Wisconsin for a booksigning on September 12, 2009!
Me: Favorite NYC hotspot:
CN: I'm not sure I've been in NYC enough to have a favorite hotspot. How about Navy Pier in
Chicago? I love looking at the Lake.
Me: Guilty Pleasure:
Me: Diet Coke.
Me: Good luck charm:
CN: My dog, Baxter.
Me: When you were a little girl, you thought you would grow up to be a….
CN: Teacher or bureaucrat--I loved playing with
forms and paper!
Me: Last thing bought at the mall:
CN: Clothes for Mr. Neill.
Me: Item on your grocery list:
CN: Chocolate chips, so that I can make muffins.
Me: French fries or Onion Rings:
CN: French fries, although I don't eat them very often.
Me: Pizza: New York or Chicago?
CN: ALWAYS Chicago!!
Me: Midnight snack:
CN: Organic chocolate milk. It fights the urge to munch.
Me: Bookmark or dog ear?
CN: Dog ear. My books have that lived-in look.
Me: Read with dustjacket or remove it?
CN: Remove it; it gets in the way.
Me: Ocean, Lake, Desert, Mountain:
CN: (Gulf Coast) shoreline, preferably.
Me: Favorite book:
CN: Too many to mention. Start with anything by Christopher Moore or Neil Gaiman.
Me: Item you can't live without:
CN: My laptop.
Me: Who is your favorite writer that most people have never heard of?
CN: I'm not sure I've read anyone that folks haven't heard of . . . unless it's me! :)
Me: What kid or teen books made a difference in your world growing up?
CN: Anything by Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary, Lois Lenski. I read them all over and over and over again.
Me: Where do you like to write your books (bed ~ coffee shop ~ an office)?
CN: Couch with a laptop, or coffeeshop with laptop if I have that kind of time.
Me: Describe your ideal place to write:
CN: See above. I'm not picky about where--what matters is whether the words are
Me: What are you reading @ the moment?
CN: Absolutely nothing. Just finished "Finger-Lickin' Fifteen" by Janet Evanovich.
Me: Where do you usually read?
CN: Spare moments, five minutes at a time.
Me: Do you usually have more than one book you are reading at a time?
CN: When I had time to read, yes. But not currently.
Me: Do you read nonfiction in a different way or place than you read fiction?
CN:Nope. I don't read much nonfiction, unless I'm doing research for a novel. Lately though, I suppose I read them exactly the same--which is to say, not often! Trying to meet my deadlines has stripped away my free time.
Thank you, Chloe, for the fun interview & stopping by Royal Reviews during Vampire Week. You are fangtabulous!
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