Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Coffee with a canine: Heather Sharfeddin & ZiZi

The current featured duo at Coffee with a Canine: Heather Sharfeddin and ZiZi.

The author, on Zizi's role in her writing:
She mostly plays the role of preventing me from writing. But she's still a puppy right now.

I think as she gets older, she'll be a nice lap companion for those long hours at the writing desk....[read on]
Among the praise for Heather Sharfeddin's novels:
“Deftly plotted, with parallel threads of tension and tenderness running through it.”
—Johanna Moran, author of The Wives of Henry Oades, on Damaged Goods

“Juicy reading [with] some powerful themes ... faith versus religion, sin and forgiveness.”
The San Diego Union-Tribune, on Sweetwater Burning

“Sharfeddin’s eye for detail ... and her unsentimental compassion for her characters ... will entrance readers.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review), on Windless Summer
Visit Heather Sharfeddin's website.

Writers Read: Heather Sharfeddin.

The Page 69 Test: Sweetwater Burning.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Heather Sharfeddin and ZiZi.

--Marshal Zeringue