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Wendy Lawless

Wendy Lawlessis 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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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 comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. That they read my book in one or two sittings!

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.

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.

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