Interview with Stacey Lynn Patterson (TORN BETWEEN)

Matthew Toffolo: What is your novel about?

My novel is about Gabreilla a young African-American photographer who goes on a vacation of a lifetime with her childhood friends and Accident Happens she dies she goes to a place called The between at her death and encounters the Forgotten there who rip her soul in half as she is revived back to the world of the living. The crazy adventure to go back and retrieve the other half of her soul is what dilemma is left on Gabriella’s lap

2. What genres would you say this story is in?


3. How would you describe this story in two words?


4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?

I watch a lot of suspense films.

5. What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)

I Am an eclectic listener of music, but I old and 90’s r&b the most

6. Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

The good house by Tanaraive Due

7. What motivated you to write this story?

I had written poetry books and had them publish I written the children’s book and after I did my creative writing diploma classes I had a group of short stories that I compiled and published a short stories book which I believe the short story book is what really truly push me forward to write a novel. My short story book is called Strange Happenings it’s also available on Amazon. The stories are twisted

8. If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?

Angela Bassett the actress she is one of my all-time favorite actresses I would just love to pick her brain

9. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

I am very spiritual and I am also on a spiritual journey to elevate my spiritual being I’m very passionate and very driven when it comes to that subject

10. What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?

I’m always looking to promote my writing and to get feedback from other people especially people in the literary community it helps me to tweak and improve my writing

11. Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Never give up even when it seems like your writing is going nowhere the more you write the better you’ll get and it some point somewhere we’ll see your work and believe and it just like you

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Performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss


By matthewtoffolo

Filmmaker and sports fan. CEO of the WILDsound Film and Writing Festival


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