John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley grew up in Louisiana. His debut novel, Where Things Come Back, was the 2012 winner of the Michael L. Printz and the William C. Morris Awards. You can learn more about him at JohnCoreyWhaley.com and follow him on Twitter: @Corey_Whaley.

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Where Things Come Back

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to find humor in almost everything-even when I shouldn't.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Aside from getting my first novel published, I'd say my greatest achievement has been teaching public school for five years without freaking out.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would really like to play the mandolin or the violin. I'd also like to be a good singer.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'd like to be a travel writer.

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