How do you know when you're a writer? When you interview imaginary people. Check out my interview with Joey Michaels here. It's on a blog about novels for teens and tweens, so you might want to check out the other books while you're there. (Plus you can enter to win a copy of THE SNOWBALL FIGHT PROFESSIONAL.)
How do you know when you're a reader? When you read interviews with imaginary people. ;-) Enjoy!