The idea of speed dating is that you get 10 minutes to sit down with a prospective date and get to know them. In that spirit, we present Author Speed Date. A quick 10 minutes for you to get to know some of our clients. Today we’d like you to meet Lorraine Bartlett.
BookEnds Author Speed Date
Name (the one you’re published under): Lorraine Bartlett, Lorna Barrett, and L. L. Bartlett
Speed date Bio (one or two lines): Before she became a New York Times bestselling author, Lorraine Bartlett had done it all—from drilling holes for NASA to typing scripts in Hollywood.
Next Book, pub date: Sentence to Death, June 2011
Agent: Jessica Faust
Real Name or Pseudonym: Lorraine Bartlett
Currently Reading: Julie and Julia by Julie Powell (I have a large and elderly to-be-read pile.)
Next on Your Reading List: Off Season by Anne Rivers Siddons
Facebook or Twitter (include account name):
Lorraine Bartlett; Lorna Barrett; L.L.Bartlett;
@LorraineBartlet; @LornaBarrett; @LLBartlettbooks
Three authors living or dead you would want to have dinner with: Betty MacDonald, Dick Francis, John Mortimer (Good grief, they’re ALL dead!)
Jet-setter or armchair traveler: Definitely armchair traveler.
Glass ½ full or ½ empty: Half empty most days. Half full on launch days.
Tea or Coffee: Tea.
Live to write or Write to live: A little of both.
About My Writing
When (time of day) I write: Mid-morning through afternoon.
Writing soundtrack: New Age music.
Character Inspirations: People I meet.
Plot Inspirations: Out of thin air.
Setting Inspirations: Places I have been. Usually placid places.
Plotter (carefully plot books) or Pantser (write from the seat of my pants): A pantser all the way.