Elliott Smith is a writer and editor based in Falls Church, Virginia.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
The Hardy Boys mystery series
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Stephen King, Colson Whitehead, John Feinstein
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I always loved writing stories, even as a child, and being able to inspire readers through my words and ideas is exciting. Plus, it’s fun!
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Always keep writing! Don’t be afraid to put your ideas on the page.