(Mini) Face-Off with Dana Mentik

Guess who is here today? Woot Woot!!

Dana is an American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year finalist for romantic suspense and a two time ACFW Carol Award winner. Carol_Award_Gold_-_no_base_transparent_backgroundHer suspense novel,  Betrayal in the Badlands, earned a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. She is honored to write for Harlequin’s Love Inspired, Harlequin Heartwarming, and Harvest House Publishers.

Check out a few of her books here:

Let’s do this!!


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The rules are simple. I ask Dana some random questions. She replies and then I give my answers. Each winning answer is worth one point and I get to decide whose answer is better.

It’s my blog.

Here we go!

1. Do you have a re-occuring nightmare?

Dana – I used to have a recurring nightmare that I fell down a flight of stairs. This is probably fitting as I am a huge klutz. I can trip over nothing at all, let alone fall down stairs. Fortunately, I live in a one story house now! Whew!

Charity – Oh, girl…I hear ya! I fall going UP the stairs.

My nightmare is always that I can’t do something. Like, I am trying to make a call and I just can’t do it!!! Or, I’m trying to put something away, and I just can’t get the cabinet open. Things like that. It’s horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!

— Tie

Charity 1 / Dana 1

2. Have you ever had anyone that you met on the internet fly to visit you?

Dana – Well, I guess you could say my agent and I “met” online when he turned me down for representation a few times. Eventually we met at a conference and we’ve seen each other in person many times after that. Hubs and I drove up to Oregon last summer for a strategy session with him. (He finally signed me, the lucky ducky! Ha!)

Charity – Oh man!! Nice 🙂 When I was in my early twenties, the internet was new and all the rage. I met a few guys from other countries and…three of them flew here to hang out!! Canada, Ireland and Israel!! I stayed great friends with two of them. One actually moved here and is a great friend of the family. Totally bizarre, I know…

— I am taking it!!!

Charity 2/ Dana 1

3. Favorite Vacation Spot?

Dana – My fave vacation spot is probably Yosemite. It truly is a jewel of our state. Incredible scenery and wildlife. You can watch the sturdier people climbing Half Dome and such. It is a strong visual reminder of just how mighty is our God, to make such a breathtaking place.

Charity – Oh!! I have always wanted to go there!!!!!!!!!!!! I live on the East Coast, so…it’s a little trickier.

— Dana definitely gets that one!

Final:

Charity 2 / Dana 2

20130805_its_a_tie_taDana – Okay! Now it’s your turn, Charity! What’s your favorite hobby and why do you enjoy it?

Charity – Oh, that’s a no brainer…It’s not called “Retail Therapy” for nothing!!!!!!!!


Thanks, Dana!! il_570xN.321850012It’s always fun to get to know you guys a little better. (Even if we just did an abbreviated face-off!!)

This wonderful lady has offered to give away a copy of her NOT YET RELEASED book!!!

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