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Interview with Dana Pratola


I'm so pleased to be able to interview author, Dana Pratola today. I've met Dana through a group of authors and bloggers called Grace and Faith Author Connection. Her newest book, The Covering, is intriguing!

Marji – What inspired you to become a writer?

Dana – God put the desire to write in me from the start. I can't remember a time BEFORE wanting to write.

Marji – So the Father would have something to do with your ultimate goal for writing in general?
Dana – The goal is always to bring glory to God, not just by not wasting the gift He's given me, but by using it to lead others to Him.

Marji – How does The Covering satisfy that goal?
Dana – The Covering shows a man's quest for God in a real light. He's loaded with anger, bitterness and unforgiveness

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Author: Marji Laine

Marji is a recently "graduated" homeschooling mom whose twin girls have blessed her by sticking around the nest for a little longer. She spends her days directing the children’s music program at her church and working with the authors of Write Integrity Press to put out the best possible version of their books. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.

9 thoughts on “Interview with Dana Pratola

  1. LOL, a few tattoos never hurt 😉 Oddly enough I'm not a big tattoo fan, but they seemed to fit Gunnar. Yes, I think he's a hunk =-D


  2. Great interview! Now I'm wondering if I should give any of my characters tatoos…


  3. Great interview! For a great story! Loved it! (And isn't he just a hunk! :0


  4. LOVE it Marji. He's one of my top 5 😉 Thanks Brandi, nice to meet you too! Marianne! Hey!


  5. Nice to meet you, Dana. I must say, that picture of Gerard Butler is one of the best I've seen 😉 I'm intrigued by the hero's quest in The Covering. Love wounded heroes!Great interview, Marji!


  6. So glad you liked it, Dana. Went on a photo hunt and that one seemed PERFECT for the role!


  7. The romantic under those tattoos….Love that line! The Covering was an awesome–a kindle keeper for sure!!!! 🙂 Great post, ladies!!


  8. I'm forging on. Must figure out what they 'soup' post has a photo of 'pie'. I guess it's lunchtime.


  9. Marji, thanks for having me. What a blast! The picture of Gerard Butler was an unexpected and WONDERFUL surprise =-D