Monday, October 30, 2023

Q&A with Elise Hart Kipness

From my Q&A with Elise Hart Kipness, author of Lights Out:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

I’m a bit obsessed with my title and I feel like I can say that because I didn’t come up with it. After bagging my original title, my husband suggested Lights Out. What I love about Lights Out is that it works really well for a domestic thriller. But it also has a sports reference. If someone plays “lights out” it means that they can’t miss. I thought the connection to basketball was really cool because the murder victim is an NBA player.

What's in a name?

At first my main character was named...[read on]
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The Page 69 Test: Lights Out.

Q&A with Elise Hart Kipness.

--Marshal Zeringue