Linda Armstrong-Miller

Interviewed by: Lauretta Pierce
June 18, 2003

Q. Who is Linda Armstrong-Miller?

A. Just a simply woman who loves to read and write. I'm married. I have two dogs and a cat.

Q. What inspired you to write the novel "Touched"?

A. Anger. I became angry after reading about the death of a young women in VA. and I just started writing.

Q. How did you come about the title?

A. The book is designed to touch the reader.

Q. Did the title "Does Two Wrongs Make A Right?" ever cross your mind to use for this novel?

A. No. The concept is what faces the main character and everyone else on a daily bases. How we respond to the question is what makes us who we are.

Q. How long did it take you to write "Touched"?

A. one year.

Q. How long have you been writing?

A. since 1993

Q. Was Grandma a member of the walking wounded?

A. Absolutely. In fact she tells her story to Matthew Allen. She is indeed a walking wounded.

Q. Is mystery/suspense the only genre you write?

A. For now. I may branch out later.

Q. What type of atmosphere do you require to write?

A. I like to be where I have a very good view of the outdoors. I like quiet with the only noise I hear coming from the birds, rain etc.

Q. Are you currently working on another novel?

A. Yes. I hope Blood and Water will be out later this year. Published by American Books. I'm currently working on Punishment Due. That is only one of three manuscripts that I'm working on.

Q. What message would you like readers to receive from reading "Touched"?

A. Get Help. Get involved. Learn to trust and believe again. Most of all move on. There are bigger and better things waiting for you.