FAN QUESTION: THE RING
So I was reading and Aleria had a dream where she was married to Bowen and she had a ring on. Ok, so not only do I hope that this comes true (please,please), but I was wondering if you have an idea of what that ring would look like? Do you have a pic? Anonymous…
Recipe: Easy Gravy
Robin’s Easy Gravy ¼ cup flour ¼ cup butter ½ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon Sea Salt 2 cups pan drippings Chicken broth (just in case there aren’t enough drippings) Strain the drippings and reserve. (I strain using the whisk using a slow and steady hand, but if you want super smooth gravy, strain through…
FAN QUESTION: Which character do you identify with the most?
Which character do you identify with the most? Anonymous via TUMBLR Honestly I identify with all of my characters. I try to look at everything from each character’s point of view. They are living and breathing people in my head. I identify with Joshua’s search to try to find something meaningful to hang onto after…
FAN QUESTION: B v. J
Are you a Bowen fan or a Joshua fan? Theoretically if you didn’t know how this series was going to end, who would you want Ali to end up with? Anonymous Ummmm…both (shrugging shoulders). I adore both of them in completely different ways. There isn’t really a love triangle per-say, but I understand people taking sides. Bowen…
FAN QUESTION: Why so many friends?
Hi Ms. Woods. I’m on your first book and I’m really enjoying it so far. But I gotta ask, why does Aleria have so many flipping friends?! There’s a Kay and a Kaela. Are they the same person? Anonymous via TUMBLR The answer is actually pretty simple. I had said that people are drawn to…
FAN QUESTION: Will you ever write short stories?
Will you ever write any short stories? Anonymous I may at some point. I have a difficulty with short sometimes. In fact, I intended ALLURE to be a novella (20,000-40,000 words). It ended up organically growing into much more, both in word count and story. I’m glad that I didn’t stick to my original plan.…
FAN QUESTION: Dating Advice?
If you were going to offer one bit of dating advice, what would it be? Anonymous Yikes! Ummm. There are so many directions I could go with this. If someone says that they are going to hurt you, believe them. Run away. It is a terrible excuse for bad behavior and it should not be…
Teaching: Convo in Class
A Convo in Class This is a funny little exchange that happened in my senior English class this morning. [Student A walks in on a test day for the 2nd time this year (No, I’m not exaggerating)] Me: Wow! You’re here today. Student A: Yes, and it’s your fault, I can’t get behind anymore. [grumbles]…
FAN QUESTION: Fan FIction?
How do you feel about Fan Fiction? Anonymous I think it is one of the highest forms of flattery. Love it. 🙂
FAN QUESTION: Ali’s Loyalty
I gotta say right off the bat that I am a huge fan of your books. A couple months ago I got my friend into them too. But recently she and I have been getting into arguments because she doesn’t like Ali. She doesn’t think she has enough of a personality or thinks that some…