So, what's this one all about? Well I'll tell you! We have to list four truths about ourselves. The fifth "fact", we will make up, and you, the guests, have to guess which one is untrue.
So without further ado....
S'more Sundae With Nuts - Gemma Brocato
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1) I’m addicted to reality TV. I adore the Real Housewives of every city, although my favorite is Orange County, especially Tamra Barney. She’s witty and sassy and I’d like to be her when I’m all grown up. Jemima George’s boss in Cooking Up Love is based on Tamra (with a little of the Countess thrown in), and some of my best lines have been adapted from things she’s said in the confessional segments of the show.
2) I have a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa. I earned it way back when they’d give anyone a degree. But I have never drawn a single schematic nor run anything close to a calculation on load capacity or concrete co-efficients. To this day, my dad considers it money down the drain (but he’s okay with it, because he’s proud of where I ended up).
3) I was a marketing professional in the world of shopping centers for ten years. Every day was different and I truly looked forward to going to work. It was dangerous work, though. My favorite merchants had my sizes and shoe preferences memorized and knew I walked the mall daily with a credit card in my pocket. Those folks sounded a lot like buskers at a carnival when I passed their stores.
4) At a Christmas party one year, a psychic told me when we were first introduced she saw shoes. My friends swear they hadn’t told her I’d just bought three new pairs two days earlier. I’m still not sure I believe them. I have plans to use my obsession with shoes in my next series, Romancing the Vine.
5) I could give Pollyanna a run for her money in the ‘keeping it positive’ category. In fact, my co-workers used to accuse me of putting my Pollyanna hat on any time a project looked like it might miss the deadline. I don’t see any reason to embrace negativity. It isn’t easy to be positive all the time but it is better to look on the bright side and find a way to get the job done. That was important when faced with tricky plot points and that dreaded spot called The Middle in Cooking Up Love.
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Okay, so which one is the falsehood? I'm not even going to hazard a guess as I don't want to sway anyone's decision. Although, I can't say I would have taken Miss Gemma for a reality TV addict on #1! LOL, but my gawd, the stories you could get out of those episodes.
#2 VERY impressed, whether you used it or not, still had to do the study, girl!
#3 How do I get a job doing that???
#4 interests me to no end. My husband, of all people, believes in psychics more than I do. He went to one after his father's funeral back in Australia. I've only gone to one - in Dublin, when I lived there, and it was so vague, I could have read anything from it! But some folk swear by a good one, and return often to have their futures foretold. How do you feel about psychics??? Any good stories out there?
#5 Is the easiest for me to believe, because Miss Gemma is an absolute star. I've never met a more supportive, wonderful colleague and author, and one I am grateful to call a friend, even though we've never met. :-)
So give it your best shot! Miss Gemma's, HEARTS IN HARMONY releases tomorrow. Let's get the buzz going for her here, shall we?!
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