Exclusive Video! Quickfire Questions with Nicola Yoon

Exclusive Video! Quickfire Questions with Nicola Yoon

Quickfire Questions with Nicola Yoon Transcript

Hey everybody, Nicola Yoon here and I’m so happy to be answering some questions.

What was your favourite book as a teenager?

Probably every Harlequin romance ever written and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Who is your favourite author?

I can’t choose, I cannot. It’s so hard! Um, let’s see, I’ll say Toni Morrison and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Just to name two, but that’s definitely not the full list.

Which character from a book have you dreamed about being in a romantic relationship with?

I have never never never dreamed of being in a romantic relationship with any character in a book strangely.

What do you love about reading?

I love getting to live other lives, it’s the same thing that I love about writing.

eBooks or paper books?

Paper books definitely, a thousand times paper books, no contest.

Proudest moment?

Giving birth to my daughter, followed closely by getting married to my husband who I love so much.

Favourite place in the world?

In bed, snuggling with the aforementioned husband and daughter.

City, countryside or beach?

The beach. I grew up in Jamaica, yeah I love the beach.

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was a kid I wanted to be airline stewardess when I grew up.

What makes you happy?

Most things make me happy, I’m a generally very optimistic kind of person.

Favourite song at the moment?

I have two; Burn the Witch by Radiohead and Formation by Beyonce.

Favourite photograph?

My favourite photo is of me and my husband and my daughter when she was 6 months old. We were in Hawaii and there was sun setting behind us and it was kind of glorious.

Favourite item of clothing?

Probably my Little Prince t-shirt that I’m wearing right now. See? Okay.

What motto do you live your life by?

I think you really have to want to be happy and I try to live my life like that.

Notebook or laptop?

Definitely notebooks, I write into moleskine notebooks from 4-6am most days.

Hey everyone, this was so much fun! Thanks so much for letting me invade your computers for a little bit. Take care!