Wednesday, August 6, 2008

About Me featuring Jacquelyn Frank

Please welcome author Jaquelyn Frank to DIK!
Jacki is the author of the Nightwalker series which includes the books Jacob, Gideon, Elijah, Damien and the soon to be published Noah (Sept. 2).

Jacquelyn has recently moved to the Western North Carolina mountain area around Asheville. After a lifetime of striving to be good enough to be published, her first year as a published author has come and gone with great success and many blessings. With four sisters and other family scattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard, and a history of living all across the USA herself, she still always finds ways to give a nod to her native New York in her work. Jacquelyn lives with her seven ‘children’, a septet of male domestic shorthaired cats whose personalities have often inspired aspects of her characters.

A former Sign Language Interpreter and substitute teacher, she is a powerful advocate of reading and writing. She is known for her persistent gifts of books to her nieces and nephews, as well as all the other children in her life, in an effort to see them love both as much as she does. She believes there is nothing more rewarding than the imagination and all it inspires, and nothing more tragic than illiteracy.
Feel free to contact her at JacquelynFrank@hotmail.com or visit her website at http://www.jacquelynfrank.com/

Favorite Reading Position
Curled up in the corner of the couch.

Best love song
Bell, Book and Candle by Eddi Reader

Favorite Heroine
Wonder Woman

Author everyone loves but you don’t
Laurel K Hamilton

If you could be in one book/series/world which would you pick
Christine Feehan’s “Dark” world

How old is your inside voice
40, just like the outside

Favorite sex song
Enigma’s Carly Don’t Be Sad

If you could be a hero who would you be
Jaimie Summers. She is very real and very human and it’s her morals and conscience that lead her to succeed. She always does the right thing, no matter what it costs her.

What heroine is most like you
Jaimie Summers. See above. The only difference is I am far more jaded than she is by the things I’ve seen.

What heroine would you like to be
Wonder Woman. She is invincible and stunningly athletic. She is truly a lone figure without need of a man. And she is powerful enough that she can afford to continue being naïve and innocent about the world around her.

Boxers, Briefs, boxer briefs, kilt (I say we add commando)
Kilt has a special place in my heat, then boxer briefs. They just hug everything so nicely…

Favorite book set on a tropical island
Jane Austen’s best, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion…

What hero is most like your significant other
The invisible man. hehehehehe

What hero would you like to be your significant other
Gerard Butler’s Leonidas from 300.

If you were stuck on a desert island what 3 things would you bring
Gerard Butler, my books, my laptop.

Favorite drink to bring to the DIK party
Pina Colada!

20 comments:

Ana said...

Welcome Jacquelyn! I so hear you on the Gerry adoration.

King Leonidas is in my hut! : )

Katiebabs said...

Hey Jacquelyn!
I would take Gerard Butler and Leonidas :D

Ruth Schaller said...

Hey Jocelynn -- we've got something in common -- we both love Wonder Woman! I have the entire series on DVD!!!

Great to see you here!

I got your book sitting on my shelf, just dying to be read -- I've heard great things about it!!!

Sarai said...

OH Gerald is coming to the island!!!! And now the song Pina Colandas is in my head going round and round DAMN.

Welcome to the island are you going to give us any hints about NOAH????? PLEASE... pretty please with a cherry on top?

Tracy said...

Hey Jacki! Glad to have you here!

Wonder Woman is my fav heroine too! Can't wait for Noah - hot man...literally! lol

Katie Reus said...

I hope you plan on sharing Gerard!! Yum :)

jessewave said...

Hi Jacquelyn
Welcome. I hope you have a lot f fun over the next 3 days. Gerard Butler hmmm :)

I wonder why Wonder Woman resonates with most of us? I too picked her because of the fact that she could do anything as a superhero and kick the guys you know where LOL

Jacquelyn Frank said...

I am SO not sharing Gerry. He's monogamous you know And I have to say I make the best Pina Colada's in town. As for our dear, dear NOAH...I ain't telling. But I'm sure you can find some silly bitch of a reviewer out there whose blown the whole plot. That was what I got to wake up to this week. But I won't say who or where. I won't make it easy for you.

sayuri60 said...

Yay! for Gerry....Boo for stoopid reviewers!

Hope you ejoy your time here on the Island

Crystal Adkins said...

HI Jacki :) I can't wait to see you again in Sept. RAW is going to be even better this year :) Thanks for letting me know about this site, I'll have to visit more often :)

Crystal Adkins

Tracy said...

Jacki - I want one of your pina coladas! Maybe I can scare up the ingredients at RAW and you can make one for me! lol Just kidding!

Crystal - you're more than welcome any time...the more the merrier! :)

Jacquelyn Frank said...

I'll tell you what,I'll bring the mix and my blender if you bring the rum and we can have a Pina Party in my suite!! Bring your friends!!

Tracy said...

You're on baby! :) Pina Party in Jacki's room! woohoo!

sula said...

welcome to the island! Here's a special Gerry pic for your enjoyment. cheesy movie, but omg yummy gerry eye-candy.

mmmm. pass the pina coladas baybey!

Rena said...

Did someone say Pina Coladas?! Just point me in the right direction and I'll be there! LOL!

Pamk said...

why in the hell would a reviewer give away spoilers. I thought that was a nono. Since I don't review I might be wrong but when I checked into doing them they said that wasn't to happen. Good think I don't read reviews. I am so looking forward to Noah.

Stephanie*magic* said...

Jacki!
Thats just wrong of whoever spilled the beans already!!
I dont wanna go look.
No way am I gonna spoil Noah!!
Take care hon!

Lesa~Dragon said...

Hi Jacquelyn,
I'm looking forward to Noah, though I have not read the other in the series - YET! A dear friend of mine turned me on to them and they wait patiently on my TBR shelf. It's a really big shelf!

Oooh... I attended the "Cover" workshop at RWA National with Kate Duffy and was excited to see the progression of the cover for your new series. Patiently waiting for the new series to be released too.

Thank you,
Dragon

Christine said...

Hi Jacki!
I think its awesome that your an advocate of literacy. I just picked up some info on becoming a volunteer literacy tutor in my area. Unfortunately, I won't be able to do the training right now, but I hope to do it in a few months. I can't imagine not being able to read!

Mmm! Pina Coladas!

Sarah said...

Cool!

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