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May 22, 2012

Blogger Birthday Bash: Interview- Melissa Walker +Giveaway

Happy Early Birthday to Melissa Walker's Unbreak My Heart! Unbreak My Heart will be released on May 22st! So come read this interview with Melissa Walker's and checkout Unbreak My Heart! Remember to comment so you get an entry in the giveaway!

 
What was your inspiration to write your book?
I suffered a friendship breakup in college that really affected me--it's terrible to lose a best friend, but people don't focus on it as much as they focus on romantic breakups. So I always knew I wanted to tell a story that involved losing a friend, and that was my starting point.
Why did you start writing books for young adults?

I find people who read YA novels, both teens and adults, are an enthusiastic and passionate group of people. Total fun. I like hanging out with people who, in the very best sense, never stopped being 17.
Any tips or tricks for aspiring writers?
Finish something. It's often fun and exciting to start a new story, but actually getting through the (excruciating) middle part and over to the other side (the end!) is a real practice in writing-writing. I think if you can finish a novel, you can get published. Maybe not the first time you write one, but if you keep writing and finishing stories, you'll learn a little each time and you are WELL on your way.
571258217_largeWhat is the best part about having your book released in May?
The beginning of summer is such a ripe-with-possibilities time. You can feel it in the air, right? Everyone is tingling with anticipation of beach days, outdoor cafe time, iced coffees and vacations! Also: Leisure reading (my book).
Gremvp6rss0_largeSpeed Round Questions (Pick3)
Turtle or Fish?
Fish. I like how they are very self-contained and chill. Fish never get uptight. They just swim
and swim.
Reading or Writing ?
Tumblr_m3ehn8eqst1rsm53yo1_500_largeRight now: Reading. (Because I'm supposed to be writing.) But some days, when the iced coffee is sweet and the flow is right, it's all about writing. Those are the best, best days.
Favorite City in the world?
I have to go with NYC, my home for the past 11 years. But a very close second is Madrid, Spain. It's the first city I ever lived in and it has a very special part of my heart. It's gorgeous, full of park space and glorious museums, and the food is divine.

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~Fishy >O

17 comments:

  1. I really do hope I can win this book. I heard it's really good :)

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  2. I love Melissa's books! This looks like a beach read!

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  3. Unbreak My Heart sounds like a very good read. Love that title! Thanks Melissa for advice. :)

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  4. Sounds like a great book. Good luck to everyone!

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  5. Unbreak My Heart sounds really good :)

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  6. thanks for the giveaway! this book sounds really good!

    xo Stephanie @Little Red Reads

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  7. Okay this book looks SUPER cute. I've wanted to read it! I have the Netgalley I just need to get on it! Cool spotlighting Fishy!

    ~Inky
    from Book Haven Extraordinaire

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  8. Thank you for the awesome giveaway!! I"ve had my eye on this book for some time now :)
    -JennyC

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  9. I would love to win this book. it sounds great.

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  10. Losing a friend can be just as bad as a romantic breakup. It's never fun to lose a friend or to drift a part but at least the good memories should be kept.

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  11. I loved this book! I like why she's happy about her book being released during May because it's SO TRUE! Madrid, Spain?! AND NYC?! I'm totally jealous; I'd love to go to both cities!

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  12. great giveaway..thank you so much ^^

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  13. HI!
    Thank You for this awesome Giveawway.... ^^

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  14. thx 4 the giveaway...i hope i win this book :)

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  15. hello, thank you for the giveaway

    i hope can win rhis book, looking forward to read

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  16. Unbreak My Heart seems like a lovely summer read!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Malvina Beatrice

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