Before I run off to the Frankfurt Book Fair, I’m pleased to present the latest Girlfriends’ Cyber Circuit interview with Kristina Springer for her new release JUST YOUR AVERAGE PRINCESS (check out the great cover!). It sounds like such a wonderful fall read.
Jamie Edwards has loved everything about growing up on a pumpkin patch, but ever since her cousin Milan Woods arrived, things have really stunk. Jamie can’t imagine it was easy for Milan to leave her life back in Los Angeles and move to Average, Illinois, population one thousand. But it’s kind of hard to feel sorry for her since (a) Milan’s drop-dead gorgeous; (b) she’s the daughter of two of Hollywood’s hottest film stars; (c) she’s captured the attention of everyone in town, including Danny, Jamie’s crush since forever; and (d) she’s about to steal the title of Pumpkin Princess right out from underneath Jamie!
“This cheerful and heartwarming novel set in a small town will appeal to teens who enjoy YA chick lit.” –VOYA
“It was such a quick and cute read! The dialogue contained a generous amount of wit and snark. As a fan of both, it heightened my enjoyment of Just Your Average Princess even more. I really enjoyed Kristina Springer’s style of writing as well as the cast of characters she created in Just Your Average Princess.” – The Fiction Enthusiast
“Springer does an excellent job capturing the fall setting, and describing the pumpkin patch. So much so, that I found myself wishing I could find the place and go there! Overall, this is a fun lighthearted read that is sure to entertain. Definitely a perfect fit for the season” -Melissa from Goodreads, Teen Librarian
What is your writing process like? Are you a plotter or a pantser? Do you schedule time to write each day or are you a spree writer?
I’m a little of both! When I’m working on a proposal I plot to show my thoughts to the editor. When I’m writing something new that isn’t for a particular editor (like I’m doing right now and I did with my first book) then I’m pantsing it.
What is the hardest part about the publishing process for you and how do you get through it? (For me, it’s copyediting and sour cream and onion chips.)
Line edits! I pout, curse under my breath, and eat chocolate.
We drop your hero or heroine on a deserted island. Quick, what are the three things he or she can’t live without?
Cell phone, caramel apples, and M&Ms.
If your story were a film, who would you cast?
Bridgit Mendler (from Lemonade Mouth) would be a great Jamie. Jane Levy (from Subergatory) would make an awesome Milan. And the middle Hanson brother, Taylor Hanson, would be a cute Danny.
Are there any contests or upcoming appearances/interviews/etc. you’d like to plug?
Nothing at this time, thanks!