Shannon Stacey

Conversation with Grace…

…the heroine of 72 Hours:

Grace: Hey, how come I’m the computer expert, but you’ve got Gallagher running the computers?

Shan: Because I need you to be in the other room, having an emotional blow-out with Alex.

Grace: So is this official “check logic at the door” day?

Shan: Look, Gracie—

*Grace kicks Shan in kneecap*

Shan: Ow!

Grace: It’s Grace. Not Gracie. What am I? 12? And your editor’s going to bust you on that lack of logic.

Shan: She’s going to be so frustrated trying to follow the whacked timeline she won’t even notice.

Grace: That’s what you think. Gena said if our editor hadn’t whipped Travis into shape, Forever Again wouldn’t have ended happily ever after.

Shan: Hey. You guys aren’t supposed to talk to each other. Only to me.

Grace: Control freak. I should shoot you.

Shan: I think you’ve shot enough people, don’t you?

Grace: Define enough.

Shan: We’re going to need to write in a puppy. And, no, you can’t shoot it.

10 comments to “Conversation with Grace…”

  1. Selah March
      · February 9th, 2006 at 11:35 am · Link

    See, now, I find Grace TOTALLY sympathetic. What’s she drinking? ‘Cause I’m buying the next three rounds.

  2. Charlene
      · February 9th, 2006 at 11:45 am · Link

    I like Grace. When’s this book out? :clap:

    Sometimes it’s the little things with heroes. With Love and Rockets I changed one adjective that repeated throughout the book and it transformed the hero’s interaction with the heroine 100%. Until my editor pointed it out, I never noticed the problem. Hopefully Alex will get an equally easy fix. :nod:

  3. Charlene
      · February 9th, 2006 at 11:47 am · Link

    Um. If I sound incoherent, it’s not because I’m suffering from hebephrenia. Just motherhood. I start to reply to something, get interrupted to comb the toddler’s hair and find the missing lion, and forget what I was thinking in the first place. :doh:

  4. Anna Lucia
      · February 9th, 2006 at 11:58 am · Link

    Oh God, no puppies… gggggg

  5. Jaci Burton
      · February 9th, 2006 at 1:52 pm · Link

    What’s nto sympathetic about Grace.

    I *heart* her already *g*

    Get the puppy. Don’t let her shoot it though. THAT would make her unsympathetic

  6. Shannon
      · February 9th, 2006 at 10:10 pm · Link

    *bellies up to the bar*

    Grace likes herself a Vodka Collins, unless she’s having a really bad day, in which case she loses the Collins.

    I like Grace. When’s this book out?

    Probably early summer. *feels deadline breathing down neck* :baby:


    Hmmmmmmmmmm…must go look that up. :lmao:

    And there won’t really be a puppy. I’m having a hard enough time keeping track of the kid.

  7. Charlene
      · February 10th, 2006 at 8:43 am · Link

    Hebephrenia is Ellen’s fault. Go visit her blog.

    Early summer. Sob. So long to wait…

  8. Mandy M. Roth
      · February 10th, 2006 at 9:19 am · Link

    :rofl: Mandy enjoyed this!

    Ouch…what? I did.

  9. Gabriele
      · February 10th, 2006 at 3:17 pm · Link

    Characters can be such pests, can’t they. :devil:

    And yes, I’m still pissed at Aulus Julius Pollienus. Go tell me your backstory already. :whip:

  10. Jaynie R
      · February 13th, 2006 at 3:21 am · Link

    :noevil: I’m kind of scared for the puppy :lmao:

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