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12 June 2011

Meet Pamela Thibodeaux

About Pamela
Award-winning author, Pamela S. Thibodeaux is the Co-Founder of Bayou Writers Group in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Multi-published in romantic fiction as well as creative non-fiction, her writing has been tagged as, “Inspirational with an Edge!” and reviewed as “steamier and grittier than the typical Christian novel without decreasing the message.” Widowed in 2009, Pam - a mother and grandmother - set off from home in Louisiana in search of new life and adventure and found both along with hope and healing on the Silver Spur Guest Ranch set in the beautiful hills of Bandera, TX. Pam has since found new love and dreams of a log home on a small ranch of her own someday.
Visit here at http://www.pamelathibodeaux.com/

Interview with Pamela

What characteristics make up a good protagonist?
The same characteristics that make up any character work for a good protagonist...they must be identifiable by the reader, have good qualities to balance out the not-so-nice ones and of course be open and willing to allow their best qualities show/develop by the end of the story.

Who is your favorite fictional protagonist from a novel you have not written?
Boy that's a tough one! I absolutely love the protagonists in Nora Roberts and Julie Lessman novels - guess if I HAD to pick a favorite it would be Gray in Nora's Born in Ice (book 2 in the Born In trilogy).

How did you come up with the idea for your protagonist?
An avid romance reader, I knew the type of characters I truly enjoyed....tough yet tender males and strong yet feminine females - so these traits came naturally to my own writing.

Pamela's book, Tempered Hearts, is available here!

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April Gardner said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Hi Pam! Glad to know you. Would you believe I have never read a Nora Roberts book? I think it's about time I did that. Which one do you suggest I start with?
Glad to have you and happy Clashing!!

Gail Pallotta said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Hi Pam,
An interesting interview. I like the idea of having the good qualities come out by the end of the book. It sounds like lots of good conflict going on.

Pamela S Thibodeaux said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Hi April!

ANY Nora Roberts book is worth your time but my favorite (and I've read almost everything LOL) is the Born In trilogy - in fact, I won't part with these, but when they wear out, purchase new copies LOL!

Hi Gail! I love a strong romance in every story and believe with all my heart in HEA!

Thanks ladies for commenting.

Michelle Massaro said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Hi Pam! Welcome to the COTT family. =) It's wonderful getting to know you through your interview answers. I've heard so many people praise Nora Roberts but haven't read any of her books myself--ack! Maybe I'll look into that Born series. Thanks!

Christine Lindsay said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

It seems I'll have to add you to my reading list, Pam, and maybe check out Nora Roberts too. She must be doing something right---as you obviously are too.

Pamela S Thibodeaux said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Well Michelle, it's a rare romance reader who doesn't like Nora - although I have met a couple. Don't understand their reasoning but hey - each to his/her own...right? LOL!

Thanks for the compliment Christine! I hope you enjoy what you read - mine and/or Nora's ;-)

Thanks Ladies for commenting.

Lisa Lickel said... Monday, 13 June, 2011

Hi, Pam, it's lovely to get to know you, thanks for playing with us at COTT.

Item Reviewed: Meet Pamela Thibodeaux Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Amanda Flower