Wednesday, October 21, 2009

L.K. Madigan is Here!

Hi Everyone!

Today I’m pleased to have L.K. Madigan on the blog! L.K. is celebrating the debut of her novel: FLASH BURNOUT.

About Flash Burnout
Fifteen-year-old Blake has a girlfriend and a friend who's a girl. One of them loves him, the other one needs him.

When he snapped a picture of a street person for his photography homework, Blake never dreamed that the woman in the photo was his friend Marissa's long-lost meth addicted mom.

In a tangle of life, death, and love, Blake will emerge with a more sharply defined snapshot of loyalty.

About L.K. Madigan
L.K. Madigan is a writer living in Portland, Oregon, who finds it odd to speak in the third person. Therefore:

Hi. I am married with one son, two big black dogs, hundreds of books, and a couple of beaters, I mean vintage cars.

On to the Interview!

Me: Without giving away too many spoilers, what is your favorite part of the novel/what was the part you had the most fun writing?

L.K.: This is a hard question, because I really had fun writing the whole book! One of my favorite scenes, however, is when Blake's dad talks to him about birth control.

Me: Awkward!! What kind of writing projects are you currently working on? Or, if you aren't working on anything new, is there a different demographic/genre you wouldn't mind tackling in the future?

L.K.: I'm working on revisions for my second book, which will be released in Fall 2010. It's a YA fantasy about a surfer girl who finds a mermaid!!

Me: Cool! We’re huge Little Mermaid fans here, so this sounds awesome! And finally: who is your writing hero and why?

L.K. My writing hero is jbknowles. Not only does she shine a light on difficult subjects, her prose is beautiful and breathtaking. I look forward to her blog entries the way I would a new book by a favorite author - her posts can be funny, touching, sad, or thought-provoking ... sometimes all at once! She has volunteered her time to leading writing workshops for women in prison, and she is a wonderfully supportive voice in the online writing community - for both published and unpublished authors. Someday I'm going to meet her, and gush in person. :-)

Me: Awesome!

Readers . . . You can visit L.K. Madigan at her home on the web:

And . . . FLASH BURNOUT is officially on sale. You can buy it here:

L.K. will be chatting with (the other) Erin tomorrow at:

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Congrats on the debut!

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