Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I've grown up in many places. At the moment, I still live at home with my parents (I have only just turned sixteen in July, 2013). I have lived in so many places, met so many people, and seen so many things already at my age. I have friends who have lived in the same place their entire lives, and I think of how bad that must have been. And this definitely has influenced my writing. Of course, at the moment (late-August, 2013) I haven't published much, but there is certainly quite a lot to come, with a lot of morals and stories to tell.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Ah - this is the best question I could ever have imagined. The greatest joy for me about writing is almost impossible for me to put into words - it's just that difficult. Maybe it's the fact that I can change this realistic world, or make my own fictional one. It's a place where I am dominant over others - and I have complete control of every aspect of everything. It is a place that can be just as tangible as this one, or as ridiculous as I want. There can be a lot of different things. Maybe one of the biggest and best things of all that greatly influences my joy in writing may be the fact that, no matter what I do, I will be right. Because I created what I did, it means that what I've made is mine, and I know the inner depths of it. If something is everchanging, it's because I made it that way - because that's the way I wanted it. It's my own level and world of perfectness - a kind of Nirvana, if you wish. A paradise or heaven incomparable to anything else.
What are your favourite books?
Wow! Ready for a long list?
1. Alice in Wonderland 2. Animal Farm 3. Artermis Fowl 4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 5. Charlotte's Web 6. CHERUB 7. Chronicles of Narnia 8. Dark Heavens 9. Deltora Quest 10. Dinotopia 11. Enid Blyton 12. Fantastic Mr Fox 13. Flowers for Algernon 14. Goosebumps 15. Harry Potter 16. Hunger Games 17. Lord of the Flies 18. Matilda 19. Of Mice and Men 20. Oliver Twist 21. Series of Unfortunate Events 22. Sherlock Holmes 23. The Tomorrow series 24. Twilight 25. Mortal Instruments
And as for television shows:
1. 7th Heaven 2. Allo Allo! 3. Big Bang Theory 4. Bones 5. Brady Bunch 6. Charmed 7. Coronation Street 8. Criminal Minds 9. CSI 10. CSI: Miami 11. CSI: New York 12. Everybody Loves Raymond 13. Fawlty Towers 14. FlashForward 15. Get Smart 16. Ghost Whisperer 17. Glee 18. Green Acres 19. Happy Days 20. Heartbeat 21. Malcolm in the Middle 22. Medium 23. Mentalist 24. Merlin 25. Modern Family 26. Mork and Mindy 27. Mr Bean 28. NCIS 29. NCIS: Los Angeles 30. Neighbours 31. Raising Hope 32. Shortland Street 33. Supernatural 34. Terra Nova 35. Torchwood 36. Emmerdale 37. Coronation Street 38. Dexter 39. Packed to the Rafters 40. Wonderland 41. Under the Dome 42. The Bold and the Beautiful
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