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Jamie Brenner

Jamie Brenner

Author Interview - Jamie Brenner

Author I draw inspiration from: I’m inspired by the authors I grew up reading in the 1970s and 1980s: I was influenced by writers like Norma Klein, who really delved into family drama. And then I had the big, sprawling, juicy sagas of authors like Judith Krantz and Jackie Collins. All of these writers shaped my storytelling.

Favorite place to read a book: In bed.

Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Whatever character happens to being carrying anti-anxiety medication.

The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: When I read Are You There God, It’s Me, Margaret

Hardback, paperback, ebook or audiobook: Hardback

The last book I read: Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews

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Sunset Beach: A Novel
By Mary Kay Andrews

Pen & paper or computer: A combination – when I get stuck, I move away from the computer and force myself to write on a legal pad.

Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Billy Ikehorn Orsini from Scruples

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By Judith Krantz

If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: make-up artist

Favorite decade in fashion history: The 1950s. I love that full skirt, the tea-length dress. So elegant!

Place I’d most like to travel: Greece.

My signature drink: coffee

Favorite artist: Mark Rothko

Number one on my bucket list: Someday, I will find an exercise routine I can stick to J

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Drawing Home
By Jamie Brenner
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Drawing Home

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