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Have you ever met a famous author?

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Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:28 am
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Sylar says...



I've met Raina Telgemeier (Smile and Sisters), Misako Rocks (Detective Jermain and Rock and Roll Love), RL Stine (Goosebumps), Lois Lowry (The Giver and Number the Stars), Jeff Smith (Bone series), Rebecca Stead (When You Reach Me), Kate Dicamillo (The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and Because of Winn-Dixie), and on Scieszka (Knucklehead and The Stinky Cheese Man)

So I'd say yes :P (My family and I really like books, and we like meeting children's authors.)
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Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:49 pm
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IcyFlame says...



John Green.
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Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:24 pm
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Poopsie says...



I met someone, but I forgot her name.........
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Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:13 pm
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haylstormsx says...



I've met Meg Cabot (Princess Diaries, Mediator, etc.), Scott Westerfeld (Uglies), Richelle Mead (Vampire Academy), Maggie Stiefvater (Shiver, Raven Boys, Scorpio Races), Silas House (Clay's Quilt), Holly Black (Tithe, Coldest Girl in Coldtown), Tiffany Reisz (Adult themed romance, haha), Anne Rice (Interview with a vampire! Lestat!), Christopher Rice (her son and also author), Patrick Rothfuss (Name of the Wind), Neil Gaiman (Graveyard Book, Good Omens), Rainbow Rowell (Fangirl, Eleanor & Park), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), David Levithan (Nick&Norah, Will Grayson/Will Grayson), Kim Edwards (Memory Keeper's Daughter)...a few indies like Sean Cummings, KC Hilton, Gwenda Bond, Julie Kagawa.

I would trade it all to meet JK Rowling, though.
  





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Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:33 pm
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Tenyo says...



I'm pretty famous. Everybody I know has heard of me.
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Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:41 pm
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TimmyJake says...



^^ I have only met @TimmyJake, and he wouldn't autograph anything for me.
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:02 am
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Burrow says...



haylstormsx wrote:I would trade it all to meet JK Rowling, though.


who wouldn't! :)
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:55 pm
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Lefty says...



I happened to go into a tattered cover bookstore one day where Veronica Roth and Margaret Stohl were talking. I couldn't get very close, but I got to see them from the back of the "audience" for a while. I don't know if that's considered "meeting" them since I could only just make out their faces but I still thought that was pretty cool.
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Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:32 am
Astronaut says...



I'm the third person in this thread who has met Brandon Mull. Weird.

Also Kate DiCamillo, Jon Scieszca, Todd Strasser, Chip Kidd (he's a really famous graphic designer. He did write a book though, so he counts. He designed the cover of a lot of books. Like, a lot. He even did Jurassic Park), and I've met a bunch of others but I don't know if they really count as famous.

And John Green replied to my comment on YouTube, which I guess is half meeting him.
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Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:35 am
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tinny says...



I met my favourite author a couple of times, it turns out we live in the same neighbourhood. A couple of weeks ago I was out buying groceries and he almost hit me with his car. I haven't seen him since.
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Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:43 pm
ongoeslife says...



My reaction to this this thread:

Never heard of him, or him, or him, he seems familiar... Know her, not him, never heard of hi... WAIT A MINUTE, FORTIS IS A GIRL!?

So, yeah. :P As far as famous authors go, I don't think I've met any. I know people who have written and self-published books, but really only their friends know about their books. So that probably doesn't count...
  





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Sun Nov 30, 2014 8:28 pm
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Sachiko says...



I met Holly Black! I gave her a crocheted cat.
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Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:34 am
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TriSARAHtops says...



@haylstormsx YOU'VE MET SCOTT WESTERFELD AND MAGGIE STIEFVATER!?
I am seriously jealous of you right now. XP
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