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" A lot of the books that I grew up reading were pretty brutal, like the 'Redwall' books. "
" Putting lessons in young adult books is very dangerous. "
" People have always asked me why I'm drawn to material about kids, and for me, it's - I remember being at that age and feeling completely and utterly powerless. You know, there's so many things you wanna do and so many things you're told you can't do. "
" Once you have a kid, it's amazing how quickly people ask, 'So are you going to stop at just one?' "
" I always start a book thinking that it can be something other than first-person present, and I always come back to first-person present. It's just the easiest way. "
" I have an issue with dogs - I can't pick up after them. It's nothing personal; it just makes me feel like a servant. "
" A novel wouldn't be a book if there weren't some flights of fancy on the part of the author, stopping time to examine things, or to tell a joke. "
" You have tremendous freedom in the young adult book world to write what you want. You can put R-rated content in a book that you can't in a similarly targeted movie. "