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Author Spotlight: Dorothy J. Moore

Dorrance Publishing Author Spotlight Dorothy J. Moore 1Name: Dorothy J. Moore

Book Title: Murder Behind the Badge

Genre: Crime/Mystery

Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less.

Dorothy J. Moore (DJM): Suspense, Mysterious and Thrilling.

DP: What made you want to write your book?

DJM: My book is fiction and I wanted to write it because of my imagination.

DP: How long did it take you to write your book?

DJM: I started this book a long time ago. For a while I put it away, but then I decided it was time to finish.

DP: How do you choose the names of your characters?

DJM: All the names of my characters just came to me from my head.

DP: What do you do when you have writer’s block?

DJM: This is my first book, I haven’t reached that point yet.

DP: What was your favorite chapter (or part) to write and why?

DJM: The last chapter, Chapter Forty Two. It seemed that everything was coming together for Lieut. Bradford. At the end, he found love and peace.

DP: If you were stuck on an island and had to have one person from each category with you, who would they be and why:

a. One character from your book:

DJM: Captain George Marsh. He was a family man and romantic.

b. One fictional character:

DJM: I always liked leprechauns.

c. One famous person (living or dead):

DJM: Paul Newman, he was always my favorite actor.

DP: Besides writing, what are your other interests?

DJM: I like to travel and I also like walking.

DP: Do you keep a journal?

DJM: No.

DP: How did you celebrate the publishing of your book?

DJM: I don’t think I’ve really done that yet.

DP: If your book was made into a movie, who would play the main characters?

DJM: Commissioner Maxwell (Tommy Lee Jones), Lieut. Bradford (Harrison ford), Captain George Marsh (Robert Duvall).

DP: What did you enjoy most about working with Dorrance Publishing?

DJM: Working with Dorrance I learned a lot about writing a book because in the beginning I knew nothing. I enjoyed talking to each person from different departments that walked me through the process step by step.

DP: Five favorite books of all time?

DJM: The Other Side Of Midnight (Sidney Sheldon), The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields), The Pelican Brief (John Grisham), Little Women (Louisa Mae Alcott), A Thousand Summers (Garson Kann).

DP: One sentence of advice for other writers:

DJM: Keep writing, don’t stop!


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