Now, one of the coolest things about being a published writer is getting mail from readers on the other side of the globe. My books have been read all over (waving to Hong Kong and the Philippines). But it's really neat to have international versions. I guess it makes me feel like a citizen of the world.
Plus it's New Zealand. Middle Earth! (You know they must love that, right?) But I've always had this obsession with NZ because it is so gorgeous. I mean, just look: