About Laurie Bogart Morrow
Q. What is your birthdate?
Q. Previous occupations
A. Textile designer, consultant for the automotive and dog industries
Q. Favorite job
A. Writing books
Q. High school and/or college
A. Garden City High School, Garden City, New York; Syracuse University and University of Connecticut
Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
Q. Favorite movie
A. The Taming of the Shrew (Taylor/Burton/Zefferelli)
Q. Favorite television show
A. Downton Abbey, of course
Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
A. My universe is Love: children, dogs, home, butter
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. The only thing in Life that remains the same is Change
On Books and Writing
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Angela Thirkell, Dylan Thomas, Rudyard Kipling, Agatha Christie, P.G. Wodehouse, Corey Ford
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. (1) Pomfret Towers, by Angela Thirkell (2) Wild Strawberries, by Angela Thirkell (3) The Maneaters of Kumaon, by Jim Corbett (4) And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie (5) The Day Nothing Happened, by Corey Ford
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Pomfret Towers
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Craft your sentences and be frugal with your words and never underestimate the reader's ability to interpret: the right word in the right place can speak volumes.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. There was someone or someplace in my life just like the one you wrote about