When did you first start writing?
I first started writing when I was 10 years old. I remember hiding myself in my room for hours and writing nonstop in my blank notebooks. Over the course of two years I wrote my own little novel, although I never let anyone else read it. Around the time I was almost finished writing, my teacher ended up reading Bridge to Terabithia to us in class. After listening to that book I realized that my novel had a lot of similarities to Bridge to Terabithia, even though that had been the first time I was ever introduced to the book. I ended up tearing up my novel and throwing it out when I realized it wasn't original.
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What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I love just getting lost in what I am writing, being transported to a different world, and losing time.