Welcome J.Q. Rose, author of Sunshine Boulevard

Before we get to her interview, let me say that Janet – the name her comrades are allowed to call her – has so much warmth, humor and good will, it radiates from every word she writes. Get a load of her picture. This is a lady bubbling over with life! If you haven’t read Sunshine Boulevard yet, hie thee to the MuseItUp Bookstore http://tinyurl.com/7usad6m and get a copy. It’s a novella and absolutely mad fun. I mean, how and why is everybody getting offed in such a peculiar a way? You’ll have to buy the book to find out! But first, a little bit more about this imaginative author: 1. What is your favorite book? I think I am in good company with so many who fell in love with Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird.” 2. Who is your favorite writer? My role model is Mark Twain. He is such a great storyteller and so witty. 3. How old were you when you were first published? Other than “published” in my school paper, the newspaper published a poem I wrote for the dedication of the city library, but I don’t remember what was dedicated!! It could have been a section for the area museum. I must have been in high school. 4. What writing style do you most abhor? I like beautiful, flowing descriptive paragraphs, but not when there are paragraphs and paragraphs to read that they stop the action in the story. So give me more action, and not all the description. 4. What is your favorite word? Today it is ‘transcends’. The choice will probably change tomorrow. 5. When and how do you write? (typewriter, Mac, in a café, for four hours each morning, etc?) Since I am trying to finish my WIP, I have dedicated…

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