Undercover - Jenny - was recently interviewed on the Desert Breeze Publishing blog. Check out what she had to say!
Jenny, it’s good to see you here today. Reviewers say you can be a bit
air-headed, but have a backbone of steel. What do you think made you
such a strong woman?
Air-headed? How can I be air-headed when I’m stuck in my writer’s head?
There’s no air in there, more like a vacuum… *fluffs hair* What was the
question again? Oh yes, strong woman. I’d say breaking free from my
first marriage. That taught me I really could stand on my own two feet
and do things for myself. My friends and my job too. There’s nothing
like solving a really tricky problem that seems impossible. The key is
to believe in oneself. Even if you don’t believe in yourself at that
very moment, pretend you do. If you can at least pretend to be on top of
things, both your mind and other people will believe you.
Can you tell us something about your story?
Absolutely. I sat at work one day, pretty bored at that, and this
amazing man appeared by my desk. I bet you know the type: tall,
handsome, foreign… I had to figure out a way to talk to him, of course,
so I made sure the guys invited me for lunch. He was interesting and
charming, and as the day went by, I sort of fell for him. He seemed to
like me too. Then, I discovered that he was a Russian spy. What a mess!
It was really scary at times, but there’s nothing more important than
family, and once you find the person you belong with you have to stick
together, you know.
Do you have a favorite quote?
Actually, I do. Dalai Lama once said, “Be kind whenever possible. It’s always possible.” I like that one.
It’s Christmas time. How do you feel about the holiday season?
I love it. Love, love, love it. I think Christmas decorations are
magical. I mean, imagine Christmas morning. The lights never shine
brighter, tinsel never glitters as much, and the colors are never as
full and bright as on Christmas morning.
Anything else you want to share?
Only one thing. Se-quel. Can someone please tell my writer to stop
procrastinating and playing with imaginary space ships? She made such a
big mess of my life she really needs to straighten it all up, she’s just
too easily distracted to get anything done. From what I hear, my
daughter wants a book too. She claims she’ll be kidnapped and locked in a
box on some boat by people wanting to sell her as a slave. I think
she’s just talking, but it might happen. If it does, I hope Alex and I
taught her to take care of herself. You can’t imagine the worries of
being a fictitious mom!