Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Author Interview + Contest: Maggie Stiefvater

Maggie Stiefvater- yes, the amazing author of Shiver and Linger- has been gracious enough to answer a few questions in honor of Linger. What's not to love about this book? More Sam and Grace... not to mention sexy Cole who is new. If you haven't gotten to read this yet, shame on you! Okay, kidding. You're actually in luck- stay tuned for a way to win a copy of this great book! If you missed it, you can also check out my review of this book here.

If you could pair Grace and Sam with any character from any books (romantically or otherwise, your pick), what would be your pick and why?

I think Sam would make an excellent replacement for Robin in the Batman movies. He and Batman are both so angsty they would be great drinking buddies.

Of all the wolves we've met in Shiver and meet in Linger, which is your favorite to write and develop?

As a writer, the most rewarding thing for me is to write a character who changes a lot from the beginning of a book to the end, so I have to say, I’ve been loving writing Cole’s character. He has a pretty dramatic character arc through the series. Plus, he’s snarky, which is always entertaining.

What is the most fearless thing you've done to date?

Built a clone army. Hid a tiger cub in the closet of my master bedroom. Bought a ’73 Camaro with only a limited knowledge of how to change spark plugs. Well, one of those is true.

If you could step into someone else's shoes for a day, who's life would you like to experience?

Alfred the Great. Don’t ask, okay? It’s just better not to know.

What kind of cookie would you describe yourself as?

One of those NYC black and white cookies. Because I am just a mess of walking contradictions. In fact, my middle name is Dichotomy.

Want a little more about Linger and Maggie? Check out the video trailer she made, her website and her blog.

To win a copy of Linger, courtesy of the great people at Scholastic, fill out this form. US only. Contest ends August 3 at 6 pm CST.

23 comments:

  1. I need that book....cant wait to read it

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  2. Such a great interview! I love that Sam and Batman would be good drinking buddies :)

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  3. Awesome interview! I can't wait to meet her!!! =D

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  4. Maggie sounds like a funny, down-to-Earth girl!

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  5. Sam and Batman huh? I can almost feel them angsting together... fun interview! :D

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  6. Such great books! Good interview. I especially like the cookie question. :)

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  7. Thanks for the giveaway! I REALLY want to read this book.

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  8. Great interview! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. Ha! Great interview and great series!

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  10. Thanks for the giveaway!
    ambience.of.rain {at} gmail.com

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  11. Great giveaway thank you for the chance!

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  12. Haha, I loved this post. Maggie's hilarious. Thanks for the contest! :D

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  13. I really want to read this one.

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  14. Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

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  15. Thanks for the chance to win this!

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  16. Thanks for the fabulous giveaway! :)

    xx,
    E.J
    From the Shadows

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  17. Hi. Thaks for the giveaway. I am unsure whether or not I have already signed up for this giveaway, but if I have could you please just delete on entry and keep the other?

    Thanks,
    Ashley

    PS. This book would be great considering that I received Shiver the other day!

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  18. I love this interview! She's funny and sounds incredibly grounded. I especially like the Dichotomy bit. :D Shame on me for not reading any of her books yet. This interview just got me even more eager to reading them!

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