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), DRAGON SWORD AND WIND CHILD, MIRROR SWORD AND SHADOW PRINCE (Noriko Ogiwara), The Claidi Journals, The Unicorn series, A HEROINE OF THE WORLD (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 (Patricia McKillip), SUMMERS AT CASTLE AUBURN (Sharon Shinn), FIRE (Kristin Cashore), THE FORESTWIFE (Theresa Thomlinson), The Blood of Eden series, The Shadow of the Fox series (Julie Kagawa), Birthright trilogy (Gabrielle Zevin), Modern Faerie Tales, The Folk of the Air series (Holly Black), SAVING FRANCESCA (Melina Marchetta), & The Mirror Visitor Quartet (Christelle Dabos).
What are some of your favorite Korean dramas?
My Girl, My Lovely Sam Soon, Goong, the School series, the Reply series, Queen Seon Deok, Shut Up: Flower Boy Band, The Princess’ Man, You’re Beautiful, Descendants of the Sun, Love in the Moonlight, Twenty Again, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, W, Hwayugi, Mr. Sunshine, Crash Landing On You, It’s Okay Not to Be Okay, Sweet Home, & True Beauty. You can check out my favorite dramas and what I’m currently watching: here.
Who are some of your favorite K-pop artists?
IU, TAEYEON, NCT, Red Velvet, BTS, GOT7, Girl’s Day, BLACKPINK, Zion.T, Crush, HEIZE, F(x), Day6, Epik High, Yoon Mirae, SNSD, Tiffany Young, EXO, CHUNG HA, LOONA, SUNMI, Da Vici, Park Hyo Shin, A Pink, LEE HI, LEE SUHYUN (Akdong Musician), Winner, iKON, B.A.P., Sistar, Mamamoo, After School, Eco, G-Dragon (Big Bang), Taeyang (Big Bang), 2NE1, G.O.D., H.O.T., FINKL, Shinhwa, S.E.S., SG Wannabe & Brown Eyes
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!