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Road Trip Wednesday #46: (Fictional) Friends Forever

Welcome to our 46th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link in the comments - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.

Road Trip Wednesday Special Feature! To celebrate how supportive you guys have been of RTW since it started, this week we're featuring your fab participant posts! The links you leave for us in the comments before 6:00pm CST will have their day in the (highly deserved) sun. If your post isn't highlighted, don't worry - we'll continue to highlight participants in future features!

This Week's Topic:
If you went to high school with your characters, would you be friends?

Pam Harris & Quita Hockaday: "I still want to tell certain people to shove it, but I digress..."

KT: "I think I'd actually be intimidated by him..."

Alicia Gregoire: "The short answer of 'no' has nothing to do with my characters as people..."

Sarah Nicolas: "I recently announced on Twitter that I’m kinda sorta in love with him..."

Katy Upperman: "I often tell my husband that if I’d known him in high school, we wouldn’t have been friends..."

Bri: "I love all of my characters dearly, but there are only three that I might have been friends with."

Aleeza: "Dude, this is a question I've asked myself numerous times before, because it's just SO MUCH FUN pondering over!"

Heather Howland: "Um… no."

Mariam Maarouf: "Mmm... that depends."

Holly Dodson: "Honestly, she's the kind of friend I wish I'd found when I was fourteen."

Kirsten Rice: "He's kind of out of my league."

Horserider: "We're both shy and we both love horses."

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Emilia Plater

Emilia is a YA author who avoids studying, food that isn't covered in cheese, and waking up before 10:30AM whenever possible. A bundle of confusions.

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  1. This was such a fun road trip topic! Here is mine and Pam's:

  2. so fun!

  3. This was so hard, but I managed!

  4. My answers: Ironically, no. Hell yes. Kinda. Totally

  5. Fun topic, as usual! Here's mine:

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  7. Love this topic!

    Love this topic!

  8. TOTALLY love the topic this week! Here's my response:

  9. I'll play!

  10. Love the topic as well :)
    Here's my answer:

  11. Fun to think about :)

  12. This was a revealing topic...I don't think I'd be friends with many of my characters. Hm.

  13. Awesome! I never quite thought about this before.

  14. How fun was this? Check out mine:

  15. P.S. I think you should feature your participants more often! I like this idea.

  16. The question should be: what would you ask your characters if you were given a chance to talk to them?

  17. Just a suggestion, guys: perhaps do a post relating writing and music? I think lots of people can relate with that (me included haha).

    Keep up the awesomeness this is an excellent blog for budding authors like myself. Really appreciate all the hard work you guys put in it every day!

  18. My first RTW! :O

  19. Mine was done yesterday I just didn't get time to post yesterday.

  20. Some yes, some no, some take a few chapters to grow on me.


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