What is the name and release date of your current WIP or release?
By A Thread, which released March 14, 2013 and a currently untitled second book in same series May 30, 2013.
What genre of New Adult are you published in?
How are you published?
What is the name of your most recent book and if you had to sum it up in 30 or less
words, what would you say?
By A Thread. A young woman trying to get back on her feet after a tragedy that rocks her world to the core. Stella Murphy puts her entire life on hold, but leans on her group of friends until she allows herself to start living again.
If you gave one of your characters an opportunity to speak for themselves, what
would they say?
Well Stella curses every other word, so she probably wouldn't have anything nice to say.
Where were you born and where do you call home?
I was born in Huntsville, Alabama. I currently reside in the suburbs of Atlanta.
What books have influenced your writing?
I couldn't even pretend to narrow down this list to a few books that influenced me. I have been in love with reading since the first grade and read all sorts of books.
Is there an Author that you would really like to meet?
John Green or Suzanne Collins.
Do you prefer eBooks, paperbacks or hardcover?
I love hardcover books, but actually prefer reading ebooks. They are more convenient.
Where do you prefer to buy your books?
What book would you like to read again?
The Fault in Our Stars
Is there a particular movie that you preferred over the book version?
Fight Club, because Brad Pitt was shirtless the entire movie. That made it
What book are you currently reading and in what format?
Right now, Reckless by S.C. Stephens, in ebook.
Are there any Authors that have grasped your interest recently and why?
Taryn Fisher, Tara Sivec, and K.A. Linde. All for different reasons, but they are all fabulous writers. Taryn Fisher's series is brilliant. K.A. Linde pulled me in and I found myself wanting to read instead of doing anything else. Tara Sivec is hilarious. I don't know her, but wish I did.
Who designed the cover of your book?
Do you buy a book by the cover?
Do you write under a pen name?
When were you born?
Do you have a nickname?
Yes, my dad's called me Boogie my entire life. It's kind of embarrassing as an adult, but I'm used to it.
Do you ever write in your PJ’s?
The best writing is in my pjs.
What are your pet peeves?
People saying they are going to do things and not doing it.
Any pets that you would like to tell us about?
Cooper, a wired haired fox terrier, 15
Busta Brown, Blonde Lab, 6
Coffee or tea?
Vanilla or chocolate ice-cream?
What are 4 things you never leave home without?
iPad, cell phone, sunglasses and lipstick
Sleep in or get up early?
I wish I could sleep in.
Laptop or desktop for writing?
Your favorite gadget -
Where and when do you prefer to do your writing?
Anywhere and everywhere I can.
If you were deserted on an island, who are 3 famous people you would want with you?
Bobby Flay (someone has to cook), Dianne Sawyer (because she is awesome), and
Ryan Gosling (shirtless, of course)
Where is one place in the world that you would really love to visit someday?
One of your favorite quotes -
"Write drunk, edit sober" -- Ernest Hemmingway
List 3 books you’ve recently read and would recommend?
Vain, Fisher Amelie
Dirty Red, Taryn Fisher
Ten Tiny Breaths, K.A. Tucker
List 3 of your favorite movies?
Steel Magnolias, A Time to Kill, and Fight Club
An actor or a book character you have a crush on?
What is a movie or TV show that you watched just recently and really enjoyed?
I'm obsessed with Scandal.
If your book was made into a TV series or Movie, what actors would you like to see playing your characters?
I'm a big believer in readers creating their own cast, but here is mine:
Stella- Missy Peregrym
Patrick- Jesse Williams
George- Nick Wechsler or Taylor Kinney
Millie- Candice Accola
Jesse - Devin Thomas
Where can your readers stalk you?
My blog/website: www.rlgriffinauthor.com
Links to your book(s):