Her books fly off the shelves, and throngs of fans flock to the theatres to see Cassandra Clare's stories and characters brought to the silver screen. Although Clare writes for a young adult audience, her best-selling novels continue to enchant readers of all ages. Readers will learn about Clare's childhood and early work history and how they have shaped her writing. Writing tips and suggestions from Clare encourage and guide aspiring writers. Insights into Clare's writing practices and even her musical preferences offer an entertaining and memorable read about one of the best-selling YA authors writing today.