Vanessa Gray Bartal

Vanessa Gray Bartal

1. Has spent more than three decades searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe, only to come to the conclusion that a bad chocolate chip cookie does not exist.
2. Almost reached bucket list goal of visiting 50 states, three more to go.
3. Spent a fun and productive year handing out samples at the grocery store.
4. Owns more plants than shoes and purses combined.
5. First sentence she ever said to her husband: Do you want my ham?
6. Renovated two houses, despite lacking all skill with every possible tool.
7. Her favorite books are the ones she has never published, more than a dozen YA novels.
8. Selects a song for each book she writes in order to fulfill secret dream of being person who makes movie soundtracks.
9. As a 911 dispatcher, once accidentally ended a call with, "I love you, bye!"
10. Wastes too much time reading about her Myers-Briggs personality type. INFJ's unite! (Separately, of course.)