Author Interview - Delia Owens
Author I draw inspiration from: Sebastian Barry
Favorite place to read a book: In the barn on a hay bale next to my horse
Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Charles Darwin (He is a character and he is in books.)
The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: When I won a writing competition in 6th grade
Hardback, paperback, ebook or audiobook: Hardback. I love to touch, smell, and write notes all over the pages.
The last book I read: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
Pen & paper or computer: Computer. Can't write a thing by hand anymore. Can't even read my own grocery lists.
Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Scout Finch (she’d be older than I am by now)
If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: I am also a scientist, which I love.
Favorite decade in fashion history: Sorry I don’t know one fashion decade from another; whenever blue jeans appeared would be my favorite.
Place I’d most like to travel: Mars with Matt Damon