Carol Riggs

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation artist and writer
Location Oregon, United States
Introduction I'm a YA author who lives in southern Oregon, USA. My novels are THE BODY INSTITUTE, BOTTLED, THE LYING PLANET, and Book 1 of the JUNCTION 2020 series, The Portal. Longtime active member of the SCBWI.
Interests Art, quilting, watching dance, music, writing, reading, playing piano, the beach.
Favorite Movies Star Wars, Princess Bride, Jumanji, Strictly Ballroom, Pride and Prejudice (Keira Knightley version), Hook, Harry Potter, Lost TV series, Willow, Shrek III, Groundhog Day, Fifth Element, Ever After, Back to the Future.
Favorite Music Very eclectic. Rock, classical, folk, bluegrass, Christian, ethnic, new age, opera.
Favorite Books Dragon's Milk by Susan Fletcher, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, Companions of the Night by Vivian Vande Velde, Hank the Cowdog series by John R. Erickson, Timothy Zahn's Star Wars trilogy, The Green and the Gray. For more recent reads: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, both by Suzanne Collins, Little Brother by Cory Doctorow, Artichoke's Heart by Suzanne Supplee, Skinned by Robin Wasserman.