_cerealfreaks_: Hi guys!
_bmw3bug_: hi!!! lol
_Tman2002_: im so excited about the mive
_skullcrusher11_: sup yall
_AutoreDiEssere_: I love live chats!
_bmw3bug_: this is my first!!!
_emilyrulz20_: where is jeff and zach?
_kidzrul434_: Let’s get started
_Stacks_Admin_: Hi everyone, Jeff says: Hi everyone, thanks for waiting while we take care of some technical glitches…
_Stacks_Admin_: Jeff says: we’re ready to take your questions!
_TheCulpster_: @Jeff How long did it take to write the book and getting it published the 1st time?
_Stacks_Admin_: Jeff says: it took me nine years from the time I started writing the book and I got published
_Stacks_Admin_: Jeff’s signed in now! He’ll be responding directly now.
_Joeyb99_: ok Jeff how did you come up with the idea of the books?
_AutoreDiEssere_: @Zach: OMG!
_percyj99_: HI ZACH!!!
_Tman2002_: Hi Zach
_bmw3bug_: hi zach!!!
_AndysLibrary_: Hey Zach!
_JJ5597_: hey zach!
_AboutJulianX_: @Jeff Interesting
_mrsmunchy_: My son and I read the books together, and he’s been asking me since a week after the last book came out when we can buy the next one LOL Is there a date set for Wimpy Kid 5 yet?
_Joeyb99_: @Zach_Gordon how does it feel to play Greg in the movie?
_kamsler_: Zach, How long have you been acting? What do you like about it?
_AndysLibrary_: @Zach: Did you read the books before being in the movie?
_cerealfreaks_: @Jeff What is your favorite book?
_TheCulpster_: @Zach How long did it take to memorize your lines? -Aaron
_AndysLibrary_: @Jeff: What is your favorite book from your series? And why?
_JJ5597_: When did you guys start the tour
_apachedaniel_: Mr Kinney did you pretty much have the final say on the movie?
_kidzrul434_: @jeff are some of the stuff in one of the books based of off real life? If so, which ones?
_SkidmarkJones_: Where did you come up with the idea of the cheese touch? Was there something simular in your real life school playground?
_ICEDEMON96_: @Zach what are you favorite kinda books to read? Fiction fantasy or real life stuff?
_TheCulpster_: @Jeff When did you first find out your book was going to be made into a movie and what was ur reaction?
_SkidmarkJones_: @ Jeff, I loved the Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing too!!! I’m a mommy of huge fans and am a fan myself! I am wondering, was there someone from your childhood that inspired Fregley?
_Nickspaz10_: @Zach what are your favorite movies?
_bigodie456_: @Zach What was your faorite part of making the diary of a wimpy kid movie?
_jimdrew_: @jeff What do you think of the movie? I think it’s a little different from the books.
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: I’ve been kind of quiet here letting Jeff and Zach take center stage butI have to say this is so cool!!
_dj17green_: @Jeff and Zach: Did one of u guys have a brother like manny or rodrick?
_Cutiebloom_: @zach why did u want to play greg
_apachedaniel_: Is the movie taken from ALL the books or mainly the first one?
_sunjay_: @zach how do you become a actor
_Srikar25_: how long have you been writing Jeff?
_AndysLibrary_: @Jeff: What would you have been if you weren’t an author?
_AndysLibrary_: @Jeff: How did you think of the title? Diary of a Wimpy Kid?
_The_Bigger_Dude_: @Zach What did it feel like being attacked by Patty?
_apachedaniel_: Any book suggestions for die-hard “Wimpy kid” fans?
_MasterM100_: @Jeff do you have any advice for young writers
_Srikar25_: Zach how does it feel to play a person who is a stick figure
_Rox_Angel_: @Jeff Did you think your books would be a sucess when first writing them?
_apachedaniel_: How did you guys like the “Red Carpet” did u dress up and all
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Everybody, change your profile mood to WIMPY!
_bmw3bug_: @Zach: is making a movie hard or just lots of fun?
_bmw3bug_: @Zach: do you ever get to be a normal kid for long outside of acting?
_The_Bigger_Dude_: @Zach What was the best thing you got for your twelfth birthday?
_Nickspaz10_: @Zach who are your favorite singers?
_writermage_: @Jeff Was it hard to draw Greg?
_bigodie456_: @zach How long did it take to film the movie?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: four more minutes left in the chat!!
_ICEDEMON96_: @Jeff what’s you favorite thing to write about?
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Zach is mad cause my text is red!! HaHA!
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: We’re almost out of time!
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Thanks for joining today’s chat.
_Karen_Stacks_Staffer_: Any final words from our special guests?
_susyrocks_: i love these books
_AndysLibrary_: THANKS FOR COMING! I ENJOYED THIS CHAT!!!
_Sonja_Stacks_Staffer_: Thanks for joining us Jeff and Zach! This was so fun!
_Brendan0307_: Later Jeff!
_bmw3bug_: yay us! yay u!
_ICEDEMON96_: @Jeff bye Jeff
_Cutiebloom_: @Zack bye
_machinepieman_: YOur awesom!
_susyrocks_: you guys rock
_ICEDEMON96_: bye guys!
_writermage_: See ya Later!
_Rox_Angel_: @ Both BYE BYE BYE!
_ICEDEMON96_: thanks for coming
_bmw3bug_: this was awesome! thx everyone who joined especialy Zack and Jeff!
_Rox_Angel_: See ya!
_Tman2002_: bye guys this was fun
_Stacks_Admin_: Thanks for joining the chat everyone! We’re going to post the transcript on the Ink Splot blog in a few days: http://blog.scholastic.com/ink_splot_26/ and check back on the blog also for the announcement for the next chat.