Lindsay Maracotta

more photos (1)




Edward ...
6,972 books | 174 friends





Lindsay Maracotta

Goodreads Author


Website

Genre

Member Since
July 2014


Before making a living as a writer, Lindsay held a wide variety of jobs: waitress in a trendy club; waitress in a funky dive; catalogue model; assistant to a soap opera diva; cat sitter (required many of the same skills as previous job); fact checker for Esquire Magazine; and briefly -- and unwittingly -- a bag man for the mob. Drawing on these experiences, she began writing for magazines and the non-fiction book "The Sad-Eyed Ladies." Her first novel, "Hide and Seek:, was a mass market best seller. "Everything We Wanted" was a Publisher’s Weekly bestseller, a Literary Guild selection, an English and translated into six languages. Next was the critically acclaimed “Dead Hollywood” series (ebook: “Dead Fabulous” series). Accolades: Mystery I ...more

To ask Lindsay Maracotta questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Lindsay Maracotta Write what you know, of course -- but also sometimes write about what you don't know! Stretch a little. Do research, imagine wildly, take a few…moreWrite what you know, of course -- but also sometimes write about what you don't know! Stretch a little. Do research, imagine wildly, take a few chances. This will help you develop an original style.(less)
Lindsay Maracotta Walking, walking, and... Well, more walking. Watching faces, listening to fragments of conversations, observing interactions, wondering where people…moreWalking, walking, and... Well, more walking. Watching faces, listening to fragments of conversations, observing interactions, wondering where people come from, who they are, what are they thinking and dreaming of and plotting and worrying about. The best way to spark an idea for a scene, or sometimes even an entire plot.(less)
Average rating: 3.66 · 222 ratings · 17 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Dead Hollywood Moms Soc...

3.45 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fabulously Dead (A "Dead is...

3.44 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Playing Dead (Lucy Freers M...

3.35 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Dead Celeb (Lucy Freers...

3.58 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Adorably Dead (A "Dead is t...

4.38 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dazzle Me Dead (A "Dead is ...

4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Everything We Wanted

3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hide and Seek

3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1982
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sad Eyed Ladies: Life, ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1977
Rate this book
Clear rating
Caribe

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1980
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Lindsay Maracotta…
The Dead Hollywood Moms Soc... The Dead Celeb Playing Dead
Lucy Freers Mystery (3 books)
by
3.46 avg rating — 114 ratings

Fabulously Dead Dazzle Me Dead Adorably Dead
A "Dead is the New Fabulous" Mystery (3 books)
by
3.86 avg rating — 81 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Vacationers
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book liked it
by Emma Straub (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Lindsay's Recent Updates

Lindsay Maracotta is now friends with Edward Creter
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book it was amazing
Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book it was amazing
Hudson in Provence by Jackie Clark Mancuso
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lindsay Maracotta added a photo
12544
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book it was amazing
Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner
Leaving the Atocha Station
by Ben Lerner
read in December, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Astonishingly good! The author is witty, self-reflective, intellectual, insecure, sometimes a self-loathing ass and generally irresistible. Don't expect a rip-roaring plot: it's pretty much the desultory peregrinations of a precocious (obviously auto ...more
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book it was amazing
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn
by Jo Baker (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lindsay Maracotta rated a book it was amazing
The Other Language by Francesca Marciano
The Other Language
by Francesca Marciano (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
A brilliant and thoroughly enjoyable collection of stories, each set in a different part of the globe. Every place is vividly evoked as seen through the perspective of affluent Italian characters (most of whom could pass for their American upscale co ...more
More of Lindsay's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Cozy Mystery Corner : TV Mystery Shows 95 208 Dec 24, 2015 07:38PM  
Cozy Mysteries : This topic has been closed to new comments. Title and Author Game, Round 2 15697 982 Mar 21, 2016 09:15AM  
127779 Ask Elizabeth Eulberg and Sarah Mlynowski - Wednesday, March 26th! — 200 members — last activity Apr 28, 2014 03:24PM
Join us on Wednesday, March 26th for a special discussion with authors Elizabeth Eulberg and Sarah Mlynowski! The authors will be discussing their lat ...more
12544 The Life of a Book Addict — 11923 members — last activity 24 minutes ago
Do you read more than one book at a time? Do you have stacks of books to be read on your table? Keep buying more books when you have books you haven't ...more



No comments have been added yet.