Meeting Marissa Moss

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Marissa Moss is a children’s author and has been writing for a very long time. She is mostly known for writing historical novels and diaries.

Marissa Moss is a children’s author and has been writing for a very long time. She is mostly known for writing historical novels and diaries. Among her many popular book series is Amelia’s Notebook, Mira’s Diary, and the Daphne series.

Marissa Moss was never a strong kid. She had asthma so it was hard for her to participate in sports with other kids. But, you should have seen her when she was telling stories.

Marissa Moss always wanted to be a writer and this shined throughout her entire childhood. Growing up, Marissa Moss only ever had the attention of her siblings when she was telling a story. Whenever she was mad at her siblings she would have something bad happen to them in the story. Then, to show them how good she was she would have a happy ending for the character.
Marissa Moss started writing when she sent manuscripts to publishers at age 9. Even though she got rejected she still kept trying to get her stories published. One of Marissa Moss’s writing tips is to read, read, read and to never give up on your writing.

Eventually this advice did prove itself, because Marissa Moss never gave up on her writing and this determination got her where she is today.

Besides being an author Marissa Moss is also an artist. She thinks that all young artists should keep drawing and never stop. And, as you can tell by reading her stories Ms. Moss never did stop drawing.

One of her favorite series that she wrote, Amelia’s Notebook is based on how Ms. Moss got a notebook when she was a kid. She based Amelia on herself and you can tell Amelia shines through Marissa Moss’s personality.

In addition to Amelia, there are also been other characters based on people in real life she knows. Max, from her Max Disaster series is based on her middle son. He makes experiments and came up with the idea of Alien Eraser. Cleo, from Amelia’s notebook in real life is Marissa Moss’s older sister.

Marissa Moss has won many awards for her writing and has written dozens of books and series from Amelia’s Notebook and the Blood Diaries to Mighty Jackie and Sky High. She is currently writing the 3rd book in the Mira’s Diary series.