JH: It's always been a dream of mine to see a book of mine on the shelf, and it was proud moment for me to see that dream come true. But overall, life is still the same. I still have terrible writing days, I still write horrible first drafts, and I still get insecure about my work. And I still feel funny when I tell people I'm a writer, though at least now I can tell them where they can find my book.
BF: Who are some of your current favorite authors? Who was your favorite childhood author?
JH: Stephen King is my all-time favorite, and I've definitely been reading his work the longest. I'm also a huge fan of thriller writer Jeffery Deaver (who ended up blurbing Creepâ€”another dream come true), Chelsea Cain, and Greg Iles. I loved the Hunger Games trilogy, so now I'm a big fan of Suzanne Collins. As a child, I loved Nancy