My name is Jolina Petersheim, and I live with my husband and young daughter in the mountains of East Tennessee.
Who is your all time favorite book character and why?
What character do you think you most resemble and why?
What character would you like to have lunch with and what are three questions you would ask them?
Did you design your book cover? If not who and how did you come up with this design?
Are you an outliner or a seat of your pants writer? Why and why would your suggest your method to others?
What is your particular method of writing? All by computer, special program? Index cards, notebooks, binders? Why did you choose this particular method?
Are you a picture or image person? Do ideas for books come from pictures or images you see or things you hear or read?
What do you think the future will be for writers in 100 years? Will books be published on paper at all?
If you could go back in time and be a writer during a certain period, when would that be and why?
er when it was still so unprecedented in that culture.
What part of the editing process is most painful and has there been a situation in which you found letting go of a particular piece extremely difficult?
What is your fashion style? And how do you dress for success?
Where is your most favorite place at home and why?
What is your favorite food to celebrate a complete project with?
How do you reward yourself for finished goals?
What are some of your out-of-the-box ways to get your writing going?
Awards that have you won.
Include your website, blog, books, book signing, speaking and teaching events.
“I mulled over the concept for surrogacy for many years,” comments Petersheim. “What if the surrogate became attached to the baby she carried? What if something was wrong with the child? What if, God forbid, one of the biological parents died? When I began writing The Midwife, the surrogacy thread became more of a tapestry of what it means to be a mother: genetics or love.”