About Laura Lascarso
Q. What is your birthdate?
Q. Previous occupations
A. pizza slinger, Renaissance wench, hostess, waitress, ice cream scooper, barista, resident assistant, camp counselor, reporter, wedding photographer, graphic artist, substitute teacher
Q. Favorite job
Q. Favorite movie
A. Great Expectations
Q. Favorite television show
A. The Good Wife
Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
A. Mother, daughter, wife, teacher, writer, learner, human being.
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Just keep writing.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A good book.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Where I am.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My husband.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Um, like and totally.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My kiddos
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Stubborness and attitude
Q. What’s your best quality?
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My smile.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Katniss Everdeen
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Small children near roads with no one minding them.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Getting paid to sleep.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Kindness, honesty and fairness
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. I can't be limited to 5. They are always changing.
On Books and Writing
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Sara Zarr, Laurie Halse Anderson, MT Anderson, the late, great Kurt Vonnegut, Janet Fitch, Suzanne Collins, Judy Blume...
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS CAT'S CRADLE HUNGER GAMES SCORPIO RACES THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Hunger Games Trilogy
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Be true to yourself, in writing and in life.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. I look forward to finding out!