Interview with Michele Greene

February, 2010
Michele Domínguez Greene

Quick Start

SS: What is your motto or maxim?

MG: 'To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily, to not dare is to lose oneself"- Kierkegaard

SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

MG: Small in size, mighty with a pen--lucky!

Questions About Books and Writing

SS: Who are your favorite authors?

MG: The Brontes, Salman Rushdie, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Carson McCullers, Shakespeare, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Joan Didion, Mary Karr.

SS: Is there a book you love to reread?

MG: Wuthering Heights

SS: Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

MG: Write every day and trust your own ideas!

SS: What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

MG: That they can really identify with the characters in my books, that they feel like they are inside the character's head and heart.

SS: What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

MG: Wuthering Heights, To Kill A Mockingbird, Shalimar The Clown, House of the Spirits, Cherry. And Pablo Neruda: The Complete Verses.

General Questions

SS: What were your previous occupations?

MG: I have been an actress since I was seventeen and I still am, I never had a different job!

SS: What was/is your favorite job?

MG: Being a writer, by far!

SS: Where did you go to high school and/or college?

MG: Los Angeles (Fairfax High/USC)

SS: What is your birthdate?

MG: 2/13

SS: Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

MG: Beethoven

SS: What is your favorite movie?

MG: Moonstruck

SS: What is your favorite television show?

MG: Glee. I love it! I Tivo it so I can watch three episodes in a row, my guilty pleasure!

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