Sigrid Macdonald

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation writer/editor
Location Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Introduction Originally from New Jersey, I'm the owner of Book Magic, a company that provides manuscript evaluations and copyediting. I'm also the author of three books. Contact me at sigridmac13 at hotmail dot com or visit http://www.bookmagic.ca/
Interests Politics, social issues, music, theater, walking, comedy clubs, concerts, Spanish movies (esp. Pedro Almodovar and Guillermo de Torres)
Favorite Movies Crash, Dr. Zhivago, Taxi Driver, Hotel Rwanda, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Pulp Fiction, Godfather, Bridget Jones's Diary, Forrest Gump, Streetcar Named Desire, Ordinary People, Walk the Line, Alfred Hitchcock especially Rear Window, the Birds, and Psycho; early Woody Allen (e.g., Annie Hall and Manhattan). Comedy with Hugh Grant and Steve Martin. Anything with Will Smith, Robin Williams, Kate Winslet, Meryl Streep, and Kevin Spacey. Really love Pedro Almovodar (Bad Education, Volver, Y Tu Mama, Tambien, and Motorcycle Diaries.) Digital Nation.
Favorite Music James Blunt, The Killers, The Wreckers, The Fray, Sam Roberts Band, Green Day, Kid Rock, Eminem, Stutter, Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty, Sheryl Crow, Jann Arden, Nelly Furtado, Snow Patrol, Shakira, Eric Clapton, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeff Healey band (RIP, baby!), Nickelback, Jet, Gin Blossoms, Coldplay, Elton John, Norah Jones, Sugar Ray, Natalie Merchant and 10, 000 Maniacs, Elton John, and The Beatles.
Favorite Books Salinger, Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, Philip Roth, Ann Rice (esp. the Lestat series), Ann Rule, Jodi Picoult, Barbara Gowdy, Wally Lamb, Harper Lee, Harlan Coben, Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes and Teacher Man), Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner and a Thousand Splendid Suns), Mary Lawson (Crow Lake, The Other Side of the Bridge), Stephen King, Doris Lessing, Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert, Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Outliers), Levin and Dubner (Freakonomics), Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion). Secret Daughter by Gowda and I've read all the Harry Potter books, and everything by Ayn Rand twice.