Melissa Wiley Revealed
- Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
- A. Small house, six kids, three thousand books: bliss.
- Q. What is your motto or maxim?
- A. Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire. -- W. B. Yeats
- Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
- A. Gardening
On Books and Writing
- Q. Who are your favorite authors?
- A. L.M. Montgomery, Maud Hart Lovelace, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Elizabeth Goudge, A.S. Byatt, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Fred Chappell, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Madeleine L'Engle, Katharine S. White, Monica Furlong, and I could keep this up all day.