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Who are you and where did you come from?
This writer, editor, and animal lover came from Ashland, KY. Once I married, I moved to Texas, then England, then California. After living in California for a few years, Todd and I found our way back home to Kentucky.

Where do you want to be in 10 years?
In 10 years, I would love to be making enough money from my writing and editing to support myself. I'm not convinced that will happen, but it would be nice.

What is the biggest mistake you've made in your life?
I've made so many mistakes that it's hard to pick just one. I guess the worst mistake was when I took my eyes off the road for just a moment back in January of 1991. That mistake almost cost me my life. Even though I survived, it still about cost me the ability to walk and think like an adult. I have fully recovered from that mistake and don't plan on making one like that again.

What would you do for a Klondike bar?
Hmm. I don't think I've ever had a Klondike bar, so it would be really hard to get me to do anything for one.

Flash Round Favorites
Author: Two of many favorites are Lynn Cullen and Michael Bray
Color: blue
Sound: ocean waves
Season: Spring
Animal: I live with eight cats and four dogs.
Smell: freshly brewed coffee first thing in the morning
Food: Choosing a favorite food is like picking a favorite author. It can't be done.
Place to Visit: Scotland
Place to Live: Kentucky
Movie: Sleepy Hollow
Number: any even number
Planet: Earth
Favorite Memory: This one relates back to the worst mistake I have ever made. When I was in the hospital, my first memory is waking up in a padded room. I had no clue who I was or where I was. I just knew that I wanted to get up. That ability was gone for the moment, and it really frustrated me. Then I heard a voice telling me to crawl over to the door. Once I got there, that same voice told me to grab hold of the doorknob and pull myself to my feet. It took me a few minutes, but I did manage to do it. Once I was on my feet, the voice once again spoke to me and told me to open the door. When the door was open, I was told to walk out. The look on the nurse's face when I walked out of that room was priceless. I guess since I wasn't even supposed to be out of my coma yet, much less be able to walk, she had a right to be surprised.

Favorite Place To Write
I type so much faster than I write with a pen or pencil, so my favorite place to write is at my computer desk.

Greatest Inspiration
That depends what I'm working on. For Softly and Tenderly, my greatest inspiration was my mother's death. For Whisper (not yet published), my greatest inspiration was the spider that crawled inside my ear. For The Voice (not yet published), my greatest inspiration was the near-fatal car wreck I had twenty-five years ago. So, my inspiration changes depending on what I'm working on.

Best Elevator Pitch For Latest Book. 300 words or less
“Mom died in her sleep last night.” Those are terrifying words for a child to wake up to. Lori is told that she imagined all the terrifying things that happened at the funeral home. Not until she is abducted and taken to another world does she discover the strange and horrifying truth.