At a recent Iowa event, quick-witted True Blood/Sookie Stackhouse author Charlaine Harris quickly dispensed with her most asked questions:

“Yes, I’m happy with Alan Ball’s production of my novels. Also, if you ask me where I get my inspiration, I will spit on you.”

When asked by the Huffington Post why vampires sparkle, she replied:

“They don’t.”

Awesomeness, thy name is Charlaine.

And on the same topic:

You can read the complete HP article here.