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.
Web Link: LornaBarrett.com; LorraineBartlett.com; LLBartlett.com
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.