About Coco Simon
Q. Previous occupations
A. Writer and editor
Q. Favorite job
Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
A. Too much chocolate...or not enough depending on the day
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Always look on the bright side...things usually get better
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A really, really gooey chocolate cupcake topped with perfect buttercream icing. Pure bliss!
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. I like where I am right now, home with my family
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Totally and whatever
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. The ability to draw and paint
On Books and Writing
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Katherine Patterson
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. The Great Gilly Hopkins The Little Princess The Velveteen Rabbit From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler Paddington Bear
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Not really...there are too many new books to read!
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Keep writing; the more you write the more and better it will flow
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Write faster...(to that I say: trust me, I'm trying!)