INTERVIEW OF A WIMPY KID
Kid Crew EJ Santos got to sit down with Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, for a quick chat!
Kid Crew EJ: Just for LOLs, were you a wimpy kid?
Jeff Kinney: I was an average wimpy moments! kid but I had really at I played sports, but it. Remember when I wasn’t the best from his Greg hid in coach in the the bathroom second book? I did that, too!
EJ: Would you say that on your childhood Diary of a Wimpy Kid is based experiences?
JK: I get my ideas mostly from my childhood memories, then I try to change them up. I also use my imagination
EJ: Do you base your characters on people you know in a real life?
JK: All the characters are kinda fictionalized versions of my own family members. don’t do exactly They but what my family they do things did, that my family might have done.
EJ: Which character do you like writing about the most?
JK: I like writing about Rowley, ’coz there’s something that makes
him really fun. He doesn’t say a lot, he’s an interesting but I think character.
EJ: How long does it take you to write Kid book? a Wimpy
JK: It took me eight one, years to finish the and now it takes first me about nine months.
EJ: When will you stop writing Wimpy Kid books?
JK: Hopefully never!
EJ: What does your diary look like, if have one? you
JK: Yeah, I did keep it was one from age 25 a mix of text and to 28, and almost exactly illustrations. like It looks Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
EJ: Why is reading rad?
JK: I think that the more you read, the more you get out of life. If you a lot, you find things read that you’re interested in and that stimulate your thinking.