Had the chance to speak to a successful YA author yesterday. Wanted to know about his process. “How did you get the idea for this novel?” “I was asked to write it.” And he has a three book deal, and they’re making a movie out of it. What a great idea! That’s what I’m going to do next, after my first novel 1. Finds and agent. 2. Finds a publisher and 3. Makes the NYT Best Seller list.