Eileen Cook

Eileen Cook spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. She is the author of The Almost TruthUnraveling IsobelThe Education of Hailey KendrickGetting Revenge on Lauren Wood, and What Would Emma Do? as well as the Fourth Grade Fairy series. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and dogs. Visit her at EileenCook.com.

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Remember
Year of Mistaken Discoveries
The Almost Truth
Unraveling Isobel
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Diem- Seize the day. I would much rather make a mistake then to have never tried at all.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. My greatest fear would be to let someone important to me down. However, I also freak out over spiders and other creepy multi-legged creatures. Sometimes I worry they crawl into my mouth when I'm sleeping.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I moved to Europe by myself to go to school. I discovered I could travel by myself, solve all kinds of problems and that I really liked my own company.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading. I am one of those people who breaks out into hives if I don't have a stack of good books ready to go.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I can be a total drama queen in certain situations. Sometimes I am the calm and rational one, but without warning it can switch. I'm sure this makes me a joy to live with.

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