Olivia asked Maggie Stiefvater:

How did you come up with the concept of Shiver? And what is your favorite color? :)

Maggie Stiefvater You should know this about me: I am non-crier. Sometimes I sit in a sad movie and look around me at my weeping peers and think: huh, I wonder what that must be like. Although I dearly love books and movies, that love never really expresses itself as liquid through my tear ducts.

And yet — several years ago, I read the Time Traveler's Wife — twice — and the second time around, the ending made me cry. What! What is this! I raged and wept and regarded my tears with shock, and then I decided that I wanted to write a book that would make people cry.

The wolf bit came in much, much later.

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