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Have you ever met a famous author?



Have you ever met a famous author?

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Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:58 am
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TiggaBiscuit says...



I've met, Chris Morphew (Author of The Phoenix Files.), Gavin Bishop (Author of Quaky Cat and many other NZ books.), Margaret Mahy (Author of The Lion in the Meadow.), Anthony Horowitz (Spoke to him on the phone. Not sure if that counts. xD), and finally I've met Bear Grylls although I'm not sure if he's written anything.
  





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Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:29 am
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Ventomology says...



I met Jonathan Auxier (Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes), D.J. MacHale, and Brandon Mull at a local event my area holds every year called the Cavalcade of Authors. It was epic, and Auxier did yoyo tricks during his talk.
"I've got dreams like you--no really!--just much less, touchy-feeley.
They mainly happen somewhere warm and sunny
on an island that I own, tanned and rested and alone
surrounded by enormous piles of money." -Flynn Rider, Tangled
  





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Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:49 am
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TriSARAHtops says...



I've actually met quite a few authors, (there's Ellie Marnie, Will Kostakis, Allyse Near, Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Simmone Howell, Vikki Wakefield, Barry Johnsberg and a few others) but they're not necessarily well known unless you're into Aussie YA... So, I'm a kinda-sorta-maybe.
if we wait until we're ready
we'll be waiting
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Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:00 am
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dianneece says...



I've only met one author, Cassandra Clare, at a book signing for the release of Clockwork Princess. It was great. I walked up to her, she smiled and asked how I was, and I choked on my words and walked away in shame. Haha
  





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Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:56 pm
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fortis says...



Yesss! I've met several but the best was Orson Scott Card
Proof:
Spoiler! :
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Instead, he said, Brother! I know your hunger.
To this, the Wolf answered, Lo!

-Elena Passarello, Animals Strike Curious Poses
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:43 am
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JumpyDot says...



Let's see...
-Brandon Sanderson: Signing
- Michael Grant: Another signing
- Steven Erikson: Signing of the damned
- George RR Martin: (With Robin Hobb. If you look at the youtube video I'm in it! Teehee!)
- Patrick Rothfuss: Costco.
I never get any proof... :/
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:34 am
Corncob says...



BiscuitsBatchAvoy wrote:Rainbow Rowell and David Leviathan! :)


LUCKY!!!!!!
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:44 am
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fortis says...



You met Pat Rothfuss at Costco?!
Oh my gosh that would be amazing and hilarious at the same time. What was he buying @Jumpyspot?
Instead, he said, Brother! I know your hunger.
To this, the Wolf answered, Lo!

-Elena Passarello, Animals Strike Curious Poses
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:45 am
Willard says...



I've met two "real" authors in my life (those who have a lot of publicity)

Ellen Hopkins- Literacy festival
James Rollins- Went to Barnes and Noble and ran into him getting set up for a book signing

Find us an apartment
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Where we won't wake up, your kid or pets are dead

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Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:37 am
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artemis15sc says...



Jumpyspot wrote:Let's see...
-Brandon Sanderson: Signing
- George RR Martin: (With Robin Hobb. If you look at the youtube video I'm in it! Teehee!)

I'd love to meet George RR Martin, even though he scares me a little.

And Brandon Sanderson is a professor at my school, so hopefully I'll get to meet him/take his class xD.

I've met Brandon Mull, James Dashner, J Scott Savage, Lisa Mangum, and Shannon Hale.
Check out my newly published YA fantasy novel here!

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/SaraETall
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:53 am
Basil says...



Deb Fitzpatrick!! C: I got to have a conversation with her ^^
Dorian, are you the one adding all the spices to our food?
Of course I am.
Why?
Because frankly the food here tastes like poorly cooked sawdust. It genuinely tastes how Solas looks.
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:14 am
Zolen says...



would web comic artist count?
Self quoting is the key to sounding wise and all knowing.
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:16 pm
Spotswood says...



I had lunch with Gertrude Stein last Friday.
"Often, the best way to improve is swallowing your ego and realizing you're a terrible writer in all aspects of writing, then working to improve it."
-R.U.
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:23 pm
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Pan says...



I'm not sure if she's exactly famous, but my therapist is Laura Roets, she wrote a few books.
It's pretty cool.
I AM THE PAN.
BEWARE MY KITCHEN UTENSIL-Y GLORY!
Formerly 'PenAndSword'
  





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Wed Nov 26, 2014 10:19 pm
speakerskat says...



Rachel Coker for her book Interrupted and Kiera Cass who wrote the selection series.
Salt in the air, blood in my veins, no more black clouds, just colorful days...
  








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