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My pie-in-the-sky dream is for Octavia Spencer to make her directorial debut with one of the books in my Haunted Yarn Shop Mysteries. Why? Not only will she do a fantastic job, but she and I have several things in common. Did you know she writes mysteries for kids? The Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective series is terrific. I’m in the children’s department at the public library, and I love turning kids onto her books. They feature a strong, red-headed female protagonist. So do mine. Her books are set in a small town in east Tennessee. So are mine. And if Octavia agrees to direct the movie, and she’d also like to be in it, then she can play any part she wants. But if she’d rather stay behind the cameras, here’s who I’ll cast for the main characters.Visit Molly MacRae's website.
For Kath Rutledge – Amy Adams. Kath, thirty-nine, is a textile preservation specialist who inherits her grandmother’s yarn shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee. She also ends up with a depressed ghost on her hands. She’s the only one who sees and hears ghost, though, and that creates problems. The versatile Amy Adams can handle them.
For Geneva, the ghost...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: Knot the Usual Suspects.