Amanda: Hi, I’m Amanda from the new adult romance, Is This Me?
Alena: And hi, I’m Alena from the YA paranormal fantasy, Kingdom of Embers.
Amanda: Weird, our names both begin with A.
Alena: I know, but we need to stick to the subject. My #5 is, don’t ignore all your old friends, you may need them.
Amanda: So true, just because there’s new fun people in your life, your old friends are still there for you. So, yeah, I’ll just go with your #5. My #4, don’t lie to your best friend.
Alena: Oh my gosh, I was going to say don’t lie to your vampire mother, or your witch trainer, or vampire pseudo-grandmother, for that matter.
Amanda: You have those? I could’ve used a vampire. Which brings me to #3. Don’t try to be someone you’re not. I said I could play volleyball. So wrong, ended up almost dead.
Alena: What? Are you kidding? I’m a vampire, well, half vampire. That’s horrible. I would have definitely done you a solid and healed you right up. Which leads me to #2, don’t get your new best friend/cute sort of boyfriend killed by an evil witch-vampire hybrid.
Amanda: You’re half vampire? Do those really exist?
Alena: Wake up, it’s the twenty-first century. But no, I’ll make you forget this interview ever happened as soon as we’re done.
Amanda: Oh, cool, I think, well, my #1 tip for back to school is this: don’t develop a crush on the hottest person you see and then go out with their best friend, always a bad choice.
Alena: Yeah girl, I could have seen that one coming!
Amanda: Well, I think we’re done.
Alena: Yep, that’s it! Great to meet you, Amanda. (Alena grabs Amanda's hands and looks into her eyes. "You will not remember me or this interview.")
Amanda: Wait… who are you?