Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gina Linko

Gina Linko has a graduate degree in creative writing from DePaul University and lives outside Chicago with her husband and three children. Linko teaches college English part-time, but her real passion is sitting down at a blank computer screen and asking herself the question, "What if...?"

Linko's new novel is Indigo.

From her Q & A with Skylar Dorset:

INDIGO is set in New Orleans. Why did you choose this setting for the story?

I had an idea about clusters of people with sixth senses, and I was thinking in terms of an environmental factor being part of the cause. I, of course, started thinking about New Orleans because of its rich history in the macabre, the supernatural, ghosts stories, stuff like that. Because I love the line between science and the unexplainable. It’s such a thin line sometimes. I like to write about things that are right on that line — nearly believable phenomena. Because what if? And New Orleans is a perfect setting for ...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: Indigo.

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