Wendy Lawless

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Wendy Lawless is an actress who has appeared on television, in regional theater, Off-Broadway in David Ives’s Obie-winning play All in the Timing, and on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles. Her work has appeared in Redbook magazine, on Powells.com, and in the local Los Angeles press. She lives in California with her screenwriter husband and their two children.

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Heart of Glass
Chanel Bonfire

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Two Incredible Memoirs, One Moving Life Story

New York Times bestselling author Wendy Lawless shares her incredible life story in two memoirs: CHANEL BONFIRE AND HEART OF GLASS, covering everything from her unstable alcoholic and suicidal mother to life in the gritty heart of 1980s New York City.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. Orson Welles

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

A. The House of Mirth, The Portrait of a Lady, I Captured the Castle, Middlemarch, To Kill a Mockingbird.

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

A. It sounds corny,but don't stop believing in yourself, and never give up.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. It would be a toss up between The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, Henry James, Dodie Smith, Dawn Powell, Iris Murdoch, Truman Capote, Harper Lee, J.D. Salinger.

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