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Some Fun Plans: Interviews to Come!

     I am so excited!  I have such neat things in store for you guys!  We're going to do interviews!!!

     I've talked to some of the contestants for the Rooglewood contest this year.  In case you haven't noticed, there were SO MANY AWESOME STORIES!!!!  The diversity and quality this year were phenomenal.  So I thought that we would like to hear from some of these amazing authors.  Yes?  I thought so.  :D

     I'm interviewing people now.  Our first interview will be with Gwen Moeller, and I'll be posting her answers next Wednesday so be sure to stop by!  Feel free to comment or ask questions.  Also, if you wrote a story for the Rooglewood Snow White contest, let me know because I would love to interview you, too!

     By the same token, I would be happy to come to your blog and answer some questions if you want to interview me as well.  Sometimes it is helpful to have someone else's words to cover a post for you -- so you don't have to do it all yourself.  ;)

     I can't tell you how excited I am about this.  I feel like a grown-up because I'm doing interviews, lol.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!


  1. So excited for these! I would love to interview you on my blog, Esther!

    1. Oooh! I would love to be interviewed on your blog, Skye!

  2. I can't wait to hear about the other entries!! (That's the saddest part of the contest - all those other amazing works we might never get to read or even hear about....)(Why can't they just publish them all in a big, giant book??? I'd totally read it!!!)

    But interviews are so much fun!!!

    1. I know!! I agree! That's one reason these interviews are going to be so much fun. :D


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