Sunday, November 7, 2010

Karen Dionne

Karen Dionne is the author of Freezing Point and the forthcoming Boiling Point.

From her "Between the Lines" Q & A with Andrew Peterson at ITW:

If you could only use three words to describe your hero from FREEZING POINT, Ben Maki, what would they be?

Committed. Altruistic. Misguided.

Same question for your style of writing?

Spare. Tense. Fun.

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When did you know for certain you wanted to be a novelist?

I won creative writing awards when I was in high school, but it wasn’t until my son was in high school and I was encouraging him to enter some of the same contests I had that I thought, “What about me? I used to be a pretty good writer.” A classic midlife crisis, but here I am!
Read the complete interview.

--Marshal Zeringue