The Bookshelf Interviews are one of my favorite parts about blogging Innovative. These authors have all been gracious with their time and they never cease to blow me away with their stories of perseverance, creativity and quirky childhoods. All of them have given excellent advice for teen writers, as part of the trademark question.
I present the twelve author interviews we've had since our inception in July 2007. As a note, I know Robin Wasserman has Skinned coming out soon, as well as Laura Preble (Prom Queen Geeks) and Melissa Walker (Violet in Private.)
Mark Peter Hughes (author of Lemonade Mouth and I am the Wallpaper) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2007/11/interview-with-mark-peter-hughes.html
Robin Wasserman (author of numerous series and Hacking Harvard) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2007/12/innovative-word-for-writeen.html
Laura Preble (author of the Queen Geek series)http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2007/12/innovative-word-for-writeen_16.html
Melissa Walker (author of Violet on the Runway and Violet by Design)http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/01/innovative-word-for-writeen.html
Judy Gregerson (author of Bad Girls Club)http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/01/innovative-word-for-writeen_20.html
Jessica Day George (author of Dragon Slippers and Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/02/innovative-word-for-writeen.html.
Kelly L. Stone (author of Time to Write and Grave Secret) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/02/bookshelf-interview-with-kelly-l-stone.html.
E. Lockhart (author of The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and most recently, co-author of How to Be Bad) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/03/bookshelf-interview-with-e-lockhart.html.
Thomas Wade Bounds (author of Choices: My Secrets) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/03/bookshelf-interview-with-e-lockhart.html.
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein (author of The Truth (I'm a girl, I'm smart and I know everything) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/04/bookshelf-interview-with-dr-barbara.html.
Marissa Doyle (author of Bewitching Season) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/04/bookshelf-interview-with-marissa-doyle.html.
Steve Kluger (author of My Most Excellent Year) http://innovativeteen.blogspot.com/2008/06/bookshelf-interview-with-steve-kluger.html.