Here's what we learned about Else:
- Elsie wears a friendship bracelet made by her daughter - she considers it a lucky charm
- Elsie was inspired to write Dualed after hearing her son ask about doppelgangers
- If Elsie had an Alt, she'd try to outrun her, as she's a runner
- Elsie recommends Patrick Ness's Chaos Walking series for dystopian lovers
- If Elsie could bring back any character from her book, it'd be Chord!
- Dualed's sequel Divided, publishes in 2014!
- Elsie reads a lot of manga
- Kersh is meant to be a future version of our world
- When suffering writer's block, Elsie just pushes through and keeps writing
- Currently, Elsie thinks that Dualed will be a duology
- Elsie's strategy for taking out her Alt would be observing her from a distance before a sneak attack
- Given the choice, Elyse prefers: Harry Potter to The Hunger Games; Dystopian to Paranormal; and Justin Bieber to Taylor Swift
- Elsie's first draft took five weeks, revisions took five months
- Elsie's favorite scene to write was when West first sees her Alt
- Elsie loved reading VC Andrews and Stephen King as a teen
- Three things Elsie needs when writing: music, iced coffee, and Nutella
- In college, Elsie majored in English and minored in Psychology
- Some of Elsie's favorite movies: LOTR, the Bourne series, Inception, The Hangover, Aliens, Moneyball
That's just a bit about what we learned about Elsie! To read the rest of her responses, visit her board here! If you're curious about Dualed, read the chapter sampler here! Don't forget we also just launched our Dualed Celebrity Alt contest, so click here to read how you could win an Apple TV!
Here's what's going on next week:
If you're an Ambuzzador, we have new activities up for you! Stop by the activities section and check them out! You can also head on over to Polls & Quizzes to check out our Literary Romance Quiz, or participate in a few polls!