Search results for tag: Patrick Ness

Q&A with Patrick Ness about his latest novel – The Rest of Us Just Live Here.

1. The premise for your latest book is a really refreshing new take on a familiar theme. Can you tell us a bit about how you first got the idea to write The Rest of Us Just Live Here? The Chosen One plot is so important to YA, and for good reason: it provides an explanation for the incredible loneliness and alienation that teenage life brings. It’s powerful, and I’d never want to lo... Read more

by | August 24, 2015

Three Authors Offer Advice for Writers: Patrick Ness, Lauren Kate and Natasha Solomons

On March 1, 2010 I posted the first of the Ten Terrifying Questions interviews. Since that date I have posted over 200 interviews with authors ranging from mega selling global stars like Jackie Collins and Lee Child to brilliant, relatively unknown debut authors such as Favel Parret and  Rebecca James. I have long thought the advice offered to aspiring writers in answer to question ten deserved... Read more

by | March 24, 2012

Great Trailer for A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness who was inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd

Review by Toni Whitmont: You are only young once, but doesn’t it go on for a long time, more years than you can bear. This is not the way my day was supposed to start, waking a couple of hours before dawn and then reading compulsively until I reached sobbing stage at the final few pages of Patrick Ness’ stunning new book. As it was, I had been up late having started, and then devour... Read more

by | September 30, 2011

Confessions of Hopeless Book Nerd: Chaos Walking or Meeting Patrick Ness 101

Please Give a Warm Welcome to our Guest, Amelia Vahtrick – Blogger, Bookseller and Editor of Booktopia’s 6 – 12 Buzz. Over to You Amelia! I am a big book nerd. I work in books. I decorate my house in books (not so much out of an aesthetic desire, simply because there are SO many of them and they’ve got to go somewhere), and I probably don’t have to tell you that meeting favour... Read more

by | March 26, 2010