On Gilmore Girls. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images Q: "Are you addicted to coffee as much as Lorelai was in Gilmore Girls?"Graham: "Sadly, yes. I drink it all day."Q: "Was Melissa McCarthy hilarious to work with in Gilmore Girls? I love that many of the cast of that show went on to have such great acting careers!"Graham: "Truly hilarious and kind on set, and then I'd go see her in Groundlings and be blown away by the characters she created."Q: "Is Luke, Scott Patterson, a good kisser?"Graham: "He's an excellent kisser, but all movie kisses are weird, since you're trying to have an intimate moment in front of a hundred people."Q: "Did you have a good relationship with Alexis, do you still see her? You guys made such a great mother/daughter combination."Graham: "Love her, we'll always have a special bond. Saw her in NY not too long ago. I had a nice lunch with TV mom Kelly and Amy S.P. as well. We went to Joe Allen, one of my faves."Q: "Big fan of Gilmore Girls, will there ever be a movie?"Graham: "I honestly don't know. I appreciate how many have asked. That character was so special - I wonder what happens to her too!" On Parenthood. David Livingston / Getty Images Q: "How much of the dialogue on Parenthood is improv? Also you're beautiful."Graham: "It's a weird and wonderful mash-up of scripted and improvised. I've never gotten to do that on a show and I love it. Also, YOU'RE beautiful."Q: "Which cast members do you hang out with the most when you're off set?"Graham: "I see Mae and Miles a lot. Mae and I have started taking Pilates. Ouch!"Q: "Who out of the cast on Parenthood is the most similar to their character?"Graham: "Hard to say. Dax is an extremely funny guy who is also a super dedicated family man - like Crosby. And Peter is obviously perfect, just like Adam. :)" On her acting career. Jason Kempin / Getty Images Q: "You always seem to have so much fun on Craig Ferguson's show. How much is just TV and how much is real?"Graham: "I love doing that show, and there's no way to fake that kind of genuine affection. We just have a weird/fun connection."Q: "Do you still keep in touch with Connie Britton? Would you ever consider being on Nashville?"Graham: "Connie and I moved to LA together and lived in an empty house, where all I remember us eating were Rice Krispie treats. She's still a friend, but now we both have furniture!"Q: "Is there one role you wish you'd never agreed to take?"Graham: "Not really. I probably learned as much or more from the projects that didn't turn out as I hoped." On where she'd like to travel, how to be awesome, and such. Kevin Winter / Getty Images Q: "5 things you can't leave home without."Graham: "Notebook, pen (le pen is my favorite), book, lip balm, phone (of course)."Q: "Top 3 things you love to do when you're in NYC!"Graham: "I love to walk, anywhere really, but especially over the Brooklyn Bridge, shop with my sister, eat at Momofuku."Q: "If you could pick place to go anywhere in the world, where would you go?"Graham: "We're choosing where to go on vacation, so this has actually been the topic of discussion in our house for weeks! Japan, maybe?"Q: "What is your #1 tip for other people trying to be as awesome as you?"Graham: "Be friends with awesome people who tell you you're awesome." On Someday, Someday, Maybe and writing. Jason Merritt / Getty Images Q: "What was the hardest part about writing your book?"Graham: "As much as I wished it would, the book wouldn't write itself! Sitting down every day and trying not to look at shoes on Zappos was the hardest part."Q: "How did you decide how much of your real life would be reflected in the book and how much of it would be fictional?"Graham: "It's less autobiographical than people think. I started with a world I'm familiar with, but most of the details are invented."Q: "IS IT TRUE YOU'RE WRITING A SEQUEL?"Graham: "I'm writing a sequel! Franny gets a job, and spends a year in LA where she realizes she's too pale to drive a convertible (autobiographical alert!)."Q: "What authors inspired you or have influenced your own writing?"Graham: "Now that I know what it takes to finish a book, I'm even more inspired by everything I read. Two recent favorites: Still Life With Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen, and Helen Fielding's Mad About the Boy."Q: "I have been trying to finish my story for years but motivation and inspiration are low, any advice?"Graham: "Don't stop working just because it isn't perfect. Get to the end of the story before you judge it. You can always rewrite, but only if it exists!" Read the rest of Lauren Graham's AMA on Reddit.