Tuesdays with Taryn
Please help me in welcoming Magdalena Scott, one of the four fabulous authors who helped build Legend, Tennessee, bringing to life the fictional town wherein so many wonderful stories have been born.
Magdalena's back with a new release from Turquoise Morning Press and she is Building a Dream. Check it out~
What book(s) most influenced you as a writer?
The ones that didn’t have happy endings. I always rewrote them in my head.
What book do you read over and over again?
A Knight in Shining Armor, by Jude Deveraux
Cluny Brown, by Margery Sharp
Simple Abundance, by Sarah ban Breathnach
Simplify Your Life¸ by Elaine St James
1) Movie- Romancing the Stone
2) Music- Tom Rasely’s Back in the Window CD
3) Decadent Dessert- Chocolate truffle. Just one really big one. Mmmmm
What’s the most interesting or bizarre bit of trivia you’ve learned from researching for a novel? That I can learn to trust Wikipedia. Isn’t that interesting? And maybe a little scary?
Novel on your Nightstand:
Who/what are you currently reading? Simple Abundance in the morning and Temptation Ridge by Robyn Carr at night.
Whom would you cast as your Main Characters/Hero/Heroine if your book became a movie? Ooh! Fun… Years ago, the best would have been Meg Ryan as determined artist Chloe McClain and Harrison Ford as the stubborn but sexy Greg Andrews. Sigh
Chloe McClain is an artist, so she’s used to creating something from nothing. This time, though, the project is bigger than her usual canvas—this time she’s bought a big dilapidated building to rehab into a classy art gallery. Should be easy enough; she’ll hire Greg Andrews and his construction crew. Greg’s work has gotten good reviews from everyone in Legend. Of course there is kind of a rush on the project…
Greg is a professional, and his professional opinion is that Chloe’s pile of bricks should be put out of its misery. There’s no way he can bring the place up to code by her deadline, let alone turn it into the showplace she has in mind. But Chloe’s a McClain, and besides a wide stubborn streak, that means deep pockets. Speaking of which, Greg can’t keep his eyes off the back pockets of Chloe’s jeans...
When you live in Legend, Tennessee, there are certain things to remember. People in Legend pull together. Community before self. And you never want to take a wrong step around a McClain—even the cute females.
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