Monday, November 15, 2010

Things You Don't Know About Denise Swanson

SinC: What are your favorite shoes?

DS: Skechers.

SinC: Is there anything you'd never leave home without?

DS: My wallet. As long as I have that I can buy whatever I need.

SinC: What do you wish you had more time for?

DS: Traveling for pleasure.

SinC: Is there anyone from the past you would like to talk to for just 15 minutes?

DS: I'm pretty good about staying in touch with people, but I guess my Grandma Votta who died when I was three.

SinC: What word do you absolutely hate?

DS: Whatever.

SinC: Do you dream in color or black and white?

DS: Color.

SinC: If the F.B.I. had to give you a new identity, what name would you choose?

DS: Paige Turner.

SinC: Favorite food?

DS: Birthday cake.

SinC: Favorite drink?

DS: Caffeine Free Diet Coke.

SinC: Most embarrassing moment?

DS: Bursting in to save my college roommate (who had been screaming) -- only to find they weren't screams of terror.

SinC: First job?

DS: Pharmacy assistant.

SinC: Worst job?

DS: Paper feeder at a factory.

SinC: Favorite dessert?

DS: Creme brule.

SinC: If you weren't a published author, what would you be?

DS: A school psychologist.

SinC: If you could be one of your characters, who would it be and why?

DS: Trixie. She's happy-go-lucky and everyone likes her.

Denise Swanson is the award-winning author of the Scumble River mystery series featuring school psychologist Skye Denison. The 12th and most recent title in the series is "Murder of a Wedding Belle." You can find more things you don't know about Denise at

Photo courtesy of Denise Swanson.


Sue Curran said...

It was great fun listing to Denise and the other panelists at Murder and Mayhem in Muskego this past Saturday. I haven't read any of her work yet, but if her humor is carried into it, I can't wait.

Denise Swanson said...

Thanks, Sue! I had a great time at Muskego, too.