Stephanie Thornton

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Gender Female
Occupation History Teacher, Writer
Location Alaska, United States
Introduction A high school history teacher obsessed with Hatshepsut and Theodora. I'd stalk them if I could, but they're kind of dead. So I wrote books about them instead. Represented by Marlene Stringer of Stringer Literary Agency. My debut novel, THE SECRET HISTORY, will be published by NAL/Penguin in July 2013.
Interests Writing, Reading, Photography, Gardening, Traveling
Favorite Movies Gone With the Wind, The English Patient, Pride and Prejudice, Cold Mountain, Breakfast at Tiffany's
Favorite Music Florence + The Machine, Michael Franti, Yo-Yo Ma
Favorite Books Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, The English Patient, Memoirs of a Geisha, The River of Doubt, The Red Tent, The Secret Life of Bees, Little Bee, Cold Mountain, Mistress of Rome

Which do you prefer and why: whittling with soap or whistling with wood?

Whittling with soap. Splinters in my lips? I don't think so.