Christine Johnson

Christine Johnson grew up in, moved away from, and finally came home to Indianapolis, Indiana. While she was in the “away” part of that adventure, she lived in Chicago, Illinois, where she attended DePaul University and majored in Political Science. She now lives in an old house in an old neighborhood with her kids and way too many books. Find her on the web at http://www.christinejohnsonbooks.com/ and on Twitter @cjohnsonbooks.

Books by this Author

In a one-of-a-kind collaboration, seventeen of the most recognizable YA writers—including Shaun David Hutchinson, Neal and Brendan Shusterman, and Beth Revis—come together to share the viewpoints of a group of students affected by a school shooting.It took only twenty-two minutes for Kirby Matheson to exit his car, march onto the school grounds, enter the gymnasium, and open fire, killing six and injuring five others. But this isn’t a story about the shooting itself. This...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Leap and the net will appear - Zen saying

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm not terribly flexible. I mean, physically, I'm flexible as all get-out, but in general, I wish I could be less rigid, more go-with-the-flow.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. It's hard to get any better/more evil than Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter series, isn't it?

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Probably lateness. I'm chronically early, though, which isn't really much better.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. In writing? My characters tend to bite their lips and raise their eyebrows far too often. In life? Probably "Let's see. . ." My toddler can mimic the way I say that way too perfectly.

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