In which I make a complete fool of myself (five times)

I am very easily starstruck, and when I meet authors/editors/agents I really respect, I sometimes get so excited that I forget how to act like a normal human. There was that time I told Sara Zarr that Holly Black was my agent. And that time I started babbling about Schoolhouse Rock to Libba Bray. And that time I asked Kathryn Erskine to sign a book for me… which she had ALREADY SIGNED on a previous occasion. And that time I met Stephanie Perkins and was trying so hard not to be a ridiculous fangirl that I completely failed to mention her books AT ALL. (Stephanie Perkins, I love your books with a love that is deep and real.) [Read more…]