Author Revealed

About Lynne Griffin

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 3/20

Q. Previous occupations

A. I'm a registered nurse, family life expert, professor of family studies, and novelist.

Q. Favorite job

A. I love writing fiction most of all.

Q. High school and/or college

A. Wachusett Regional High School in Holden, MA. Nursing school in Boston and I have undergrad and grad degrees from Northeastern University in Boston.

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Mozart and Bach for classical music. Billy Joel and the Beatles for contemporary music.

Q. Favorite movie

A. It's a Wonderful Life--corny, I know.

Q. Favorite television show

A. I like a good drama--right now I'm into Mad Men and Damages. And I love the comedy, Modern Family.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Multifaceted, interesting, complicated, inspired, lovely, family-focused, blessed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. All behavior tells a story

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Anna Quindlen, Wally Lamb, Ann Patchett,

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Portrait of Jennie by Robert Nathan Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene. This novel accomplishes so much in so few words. Beautiful.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Persevere.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Which character is you? The answer is all of them and none of them.