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Dana Pratola

Dana Pratola

Question: What is your greatest difficulty when writing fiction, and how do you overcome it?

I'm a procrastinator by nature, and on top of that, I'm easily distracted, so the worst thing that can happen when I sit down to write is...anything. A sound from the other room will give me a reason to get up from my desk and if I get a text that has the potential of turning into a conversation, I'm pretty much done with work for the next hour. It's a miracle I've published anything, LOL. For me, noise cancelling headphones are a must and I listen to either instrumental music or the sounds of the ocean or woods. Something to filter out noise, but not likely to draw me in.

About Dana Pratola

God has blessed me with a wonderful husband and three dynamic children, all of whom are destined to make wide, colorful splashes in this world. We share our New Jersey home with three dogs. I have no hobbies to speak of, unless you include writing. I don’t.

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