How the Cookie Crumbles

Life and scribbles on the far side of SIXTY-FIVE

Interview with Teresa Karlinski


I’ve had the unexpected pleasure of meeting with Cathleen Townsend here at The Beauty of Words. Thank you, Cathleen.

Cathleen Townsend

January2015Teresa is one of my writer friends that I met through Blog Battle. I’ve enjoyed her contemporary shorts, and I highly recommend you check them out on her blog, How the Cookie Crumbles. Teresa lives with her cats Dickens and Lady Gaga in Ontario, Canada. She is a grandmother and a student of life with a passion for cooking. Although retired, she’s annoyed with her overwhelming collection of books and lack of time to read them. Her daily life consists of writing, reading, and blogging.

I can totally relate to that last statement. Sometimes I feel like writing is my life. Everything else takes a back seat at times.

I am tickled to be here. Thanks so much, Cathleen, for this wonderful opportunity. It’s a pleasure to meet you.

 *shakes hands* Tell me about your most recently published work?

I had a Christmas story published last month in Halcyon, an…

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Author: Let's CUT the Crap!

I'm getting a little LONG in the tooth and have things to say about---ouch---AGEing. I believe it's certainly a state of mind but sometimes it's nice to hear that you're NORMAL. I enjoy reading by the truckload. I'm a grandma but I don't feel OLD although I'm not so young anymore. My plan is to stick it out as long as I can on this lovely planet and only will leave it kicking and screaming!

32 thoughts on “Interview with Teresa Karlinski

  1. Lovely interview and really nice to know more about you, Tess. *whispers* I like editing too, sometimes more than my first draft, because it means I’m taking something I love and making it better!


  2. Tess, thanks so much for reblogging this wonderful interview. Huge congratulations on all your publications!!! ❤
    I enjoy your writing so very much. Mega hugs my friend. 😀


  3. Great interview, Tess. And we do know you’re a “tough cookie”, but with a soft, chewy center that is delightful. ☺


  4. A wonderful interview. Great to learn more about you and your writing style. It is amazing how these stories come to us! Keep doing what you are doing. ❤


  5. To your list of common activities (reading, writing, blogging), you must add ‘traveling’.

    I like that your characters ‘take over the story’. That is the best kind.


  6. An enlightening interview, very interesting to read.


  7. Nice to read it and to know a little more about you Tess. I envy all of you… people who can write short stories, long ones, about life or whatever matter, it’s a lovely gift I’d sincerely love to have. Rosa….


  8. Was fun to know more Tess. Enjoyed the interview.


  9. ❤ Thanks for sharing Tess. You are definitely interview worthy and so talented!


  10. Another lovely interview, its clear how well you and Cathleen got on. What a treat to have a reprise of your China trip!


  11. Awesome interview, Tess, I really enjoyed it, thanks for sharing it with us. 🙂


  12. What a fabulous interview Tess. I left comment over at Sally’s place. ❤


  13. Oh, and I forgot to mention. . . . LOVE the earrings girlfriend!!!!! 🙂


  14. Lovely interview. I left a comment on Cathleen’s blog.


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