PILLOW STALK Release Day! by Diane Vallere
On the day of PILLOW STALK’s book birthday, fabulously talented author Diane Vallere chats with us about her career in fashion, writing three different mystery series at once, and her recent promotion to president of SinCLA.
In addition to the Mad for Mod Mystery Series, you also write three other mystery series. You are a one-woman dynamo! How do you keep so many characters in your head at once (without going crazy)?
It is a challenge! But truthfully, each set of characters is inspired by something: a movie, a decade, a time in my life. When I’m working on a book, I try to root myself in the things that inspired that particular set of characters. I do occasionally catch myself putting actions that one character would do in another character’s books. That’s when I have to say, “Madison would never do that. That’s Samantha.” And rewrite.
You recently became President of the Los Angeles Chapter of Sisters in Crime (SinCLA). Congratulations!! What exciting things do you have planned for this year? [Read more...]