Who is your agent?
My agent is the awesome Patricia Nelson of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
How did you get your agent?
I met Patricia at a writer’s conference in Fall, 2014. I pitched her an idea for a book, which I didn’t finish until a year later. She remembered the pitch and quickly read the book, offering the following week!
What are some of your favorite books?
WANT (Cindy Pon), WARCROSS (Marie Lu), DRAGON SWORD AND WIND CHILD, MIRROR SWORD AND SHADOW PRINCE (Noriko Ogiwara), The Claidi Journals, BLACK UNICORN, RED UNICORN, GOLD UNICORN (Tanith Lee), HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (Diana Wynne Jones), The Queen’s Thief series (Megan Whalen Turner), His Dark Materials (Philip Pullman), The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Lockwood & Co series (Jonathan Stroud), ILLUSION (Paula Volsky), CONSERVATION OF SHADOWS (Yoon Ha Lee), THE GHOST BRIDE (Yangsze Choo), UNDER A PAINTED SKY (Stacey Lee), To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series (Jenny Han), The Winners trilogy (Marie Rutkoski), FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS (Diana Peterfreund), The Sevenwaters series, WILDWOOD DANCING (Juliet Marillier), CHIME (Franny Billingsley), THE HERO AND THE CROWN, THE BLUE SWORD (Robin McKinley), SABRIEL, SHADE’S CHILDREN (Garth Nix), THE CHANGELING SEA, THE FORGOTTEN BEASTS OF ELD (Patricia McKillip), SUMMERS AT CASTLE AUBURN (Sharon Shinn), FIRE (Kristin Cashore), THE FORESTWIFE (Theresa Thomlinson), The Blood of Eden series (Julie Kagawa), Birthright trilogy (Gabrielle Zevin), Modern Faerie Tales, The Folk of the Air series (Holly Black) & SAVING FRANCESCA (Melina Marchetta).
What are some of your favorite Korean dramas?
My Girl, My Lovely Sam Soon, Goong, School 2013, Reply 1988, Queen Seon Deok, Shut Up: Flower Boy Band, The Princess’ Man, You’re Beautiful, Love in the Moonlight, Twenty Again, W, Hwayugi & Mr. Sunshine. You can check out my favorite dramas and what I’m currently watching: here.
Who are some of your favorite K-pop artists?
G-Dragon (solo), Big Bang, IU, GOT7, BTS, Sistar, Hyolyn (solo), Girl’s Day, Zion T., Crush, BtoB, F(x), Red Velvet, Day6, FT Island, CN Blue, Epik High, 2NE1, Akdong Musician, Winner, iKON, B.A.P., After School, Eco, G.O.D., H.O.T., FINKL, Shinhwa, S.E.S., SG Wannabe, Kim Bum Soo, Park Hyo Shin, Brown Eyes, SNSD, Taeyeon (solo), Exo, Loveholic, Lyn, Da Vici, Miss A, NCT, Park Hyo Shin, Sung Shi Kyung, & A Pink.
What are some of your favorite anime?
Gundam Wing, Gundam 00, the Vision of Escaflowne, anything Hayao Miyazaki, Sailor Moon, Blood+, Kimi ni Todoke, Psycho-Pass, & Shingeki no Kyojin.
What are some of your favorite video games?
Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Harvest Moon, Fire Emblem, StarCraft, Diablo, Bravely Default & Ni no Kuni!