I met Anna on the blue boards. She is a fantastic writer! Her blog www.annastan.com is intelligent as it is informative. No, I don't know why I haven't reviewed her blog here yet. I guarantee I will correct this in the future. I found out that her new book is coming out November 5, 2013 (that's just a couple days from now!) and asked her to be interviewed on my blog. Something I haven't done before! You can see the book trailer here:
When she’s not writing, Anna spends her time teaching, reading, and challenging unicorns to games of hopscotch. She is the author of My Very UnFairy Tale Life and its sequels, My Epic Fairy Tale Fail and My Sort of Fairy Tale Ending, all published by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. Look for the first book in Anna’s next tween series, The Dirt Diary, in January 2014, and visit her at www.annastan.com.
I have far too high of a tolerance for sugar. My husband and I went to a chocolate buffet a few years ago; he was shaking by the end and I was perfectly fine and pretty much in heaven. :-)
The series started with a very short scene about a girl who finds a talking frog in her bedroom. The girl was so annoyed at the sight of the frog--she even threw him out the window!--that I knew I had to find out more about her. Three books later and I'm still never sure what Jenny will do!
When I started working on the project, I wanted to tell a funny story about a disgruntled magical adventurer, and ultimately, I think that's what the books are. They're mostly about Jenny's wacky misadventures, with some fairy tale twists along the way.
I do! The first book in my next series, The Dirt Diary, is coming out in January, and I'm currently working on the sequel, The Prank List, which will be out in July.