Mike Cicia

Identity as a reader and writer

Reading Questions

What were your favorite books as a child? Why?


"Flat Stanley because of how cool it would be to be flat and mail yourself to other countries.


What is your favorite genre or topic to read about? Why?


"It would be mystery because of how unpredictable the books can be."


Who is your favorite author? Explain why you like him/her.


"Rick Riorden because of how intriguing his writing is especially in the Percy Jackson series.

Writing Questions

Describe your first memories of writing?


"It would have to be in first grade when I wrote a paragraph about my Christmas."


Is there any writing piece your are proud of?


"The first time I wrote for the ELA state test in the extended response. I felt I did really good on it.


What's the most important advice you'd give to a writer?


"Do what you think is best for the story."