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Interview Questions:

How old are you, Myles, and what grade are you in?

I am nine now and in the 4th grade.  I will be ten in a few months.

Do you like school?

Yes, I like school alot.  I like recess, lunch, homework and reading.

You actually like homework?  What do you like about homework?

My homework assignments are kinda cool.  My homework requires alot of reading and math.  Reading and especially Math are my favorite subjects.

What do you like to do with your free time?

I started running with a track team two years ago, so I really like to go to track practice and competing in meets.  My dad is teaching me how to play Football on the weekends.  I also really love watching NASCAR, Motorcross and playing video games.

What inspired you to write your first book?

My first book is called, The Fuzzy Pillow.  I wrote it while I was in the 1st grade.  My teacher really liked it and thought I did a good job.  It was kinda nice, because I read it to the entire 1st grade class and the Principal of my school.

What would you say to other kids who want to write stories like you?

The key to writing good stories is using descriptive words. But you also have to know where to capitalize your letters and when to add periods and explanation marks.  One more thing, you have to use proper nouns when its a person, thing or place.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I would like to be a zoo keeper and take care of animals.  I want to be a nice person and  I wouldn’t mind working on the internet like my mom.