Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Sarah Webb is really animated and has a new book to give away

Introduction and interview by Tracey Meyers

**Giveaway is now closed**

Just looking at this picture of Sarah Webb, I can see her as a character on an animated television series.  In the show, she holds a book signing in her home town.  In the middle of the signing, she's called upon to solve a town crisis and bring order back, through the powers of a magical dress she bought from her favorite vintage shop, Shoestring.....

Prior to becoming a best selling author, Sarah worked as a children's bookseller and buyer.  However, these days, she is busy creating engaging stories for both children and adults while also working as a children's book consult. 

Recently, Sarah is busy promoting her new book, "The Shoestring Club" (reviewed here).  When she's not writing, promoting her books or consulting, Sarah spends time with her partner and their kids - Ben, Sam and AmyRose.

Though she's not a huge television watcher, we do see the potential for the words of this "Irish Independent" to leap off the pages of her books and into the bright lights of Hollywood!

So let's give a friendly Chick Lit Central welcome to the star of today's show, Sarah Webb!

To learn more about Sarah, visit her at Facebook, Twitter and her website!

Thanks to Pan Macmillan, we have a copy of  "The Shoestring Club" to give away to one lucky CLC reader located anywhere in world.

Television show I MUST watch to make my week complete:
I must admit that I'm not a big television watcher at all. I tend to read in the evenings. But I do love Grey's Anatomy when it's on, I hate missing that.

Comedy, drama, reality, etc.: What is your favorite type of television show?
Drama and comedy. 

Would you ever consider writing for a TV series? Why or why not?
Yes, I'd consider most things - including musicals, plays, television . . . it's all about story.

If you could create a character for a television series, what would that character be like?
I'd like to write a children's show about an Irish teenager. She'd be funny and sweet and a bit of a dreamer. 

If one of your books were made into a television series, which book would it be and why?
I'd love to see Ask Amy Green, my children's series (age 10+) on the small screen because it's very Irish and shows how funny and smart Irish teenagers can be.

Growing up, what role did television play in your life?
I liked music shows and American detective shows like Hart to Hart and Murder She Wrote.

If you could star in any television show ever made, which show would it be?  What character would you play and why that character?
I'd love to play myself in The Simpsons - like J. K. Rowling!  A girl can dream!

TV star I’d like to meet the most:
Lisa Simpson

Special thanks to Sarah for entertaining us and to Pan Macmillan for sharing "the Shoestring Club" with our readers!

How to win "The Shoestring Club":
Please comment below with your e-mail address. (Please note: Entries without an e-mail address will NOT be counted. You can use AT and DOT to avoid spam. Or provide a link to your facebook page or blog if you can receive messages there.)

Bonus entries (can be listed all in one post):
1. Please tell us: If you could star in any television show ever made, which show would it be and what kind of role would you play? 
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Giveaway ends October 15th at midnight EST.

32 comments:

The Every Free Chance Reader said...

I would have loved to be on Gilmore Girls. Maybe a friend of Lorelei's. I just loved the fast dialogue and quirky characters.

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rubynreba said...

I would really this book.

I'd like to play Harriett in the Ozzie and Harriett show. It would be fun to have such a perfect life!

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Marthalynn said...

Just read your review of The Shoestring Club and it's definitely going on my must-read list!

I would love to be one of the friends on How I Met Your Mother!

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Margaret Literary Chanteuse said...

I guess I have to pick Sex in The City. What a fab life!
Probably Carrie or Charlotte.

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Kritter said...

I would be Topanga's friend in Boy Meets World

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Bridget O'Neill said...

I'd love to be Sydney Bristow on Alias! She can totally kick anyone's butt, and she gets to be with Vaughn?!?! That would be awesome!

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rachel h said...

I would love to be on gilmore girls as a friend of rorys or charlotte on sex and the city!
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Nova said...

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i would like to be Christina Applegate's character, Kelly Bundy, in "Married with Children". Show was/is funny, and getting to work with other stars on show.

Mrs Mommy Booknerd said...

I would love to be on THE OFFICE, I think Erin role would be so fun! Or even Pam!

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RoadWarriorMomma said...

I'd either be Rachel's best friend on Friends, or Don Draper's new secretary on Mad Men - and of course, I would end up on his couch...after hours!

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Jessica said...

1. General Hospital! I would play Jax's lover!
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susieqlaw said...

I would love to be in a neighboring apartment on Friends and be a new character, Daphne.

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Mary said...

I would love to be on The Mentalist and be the woman who brought Patrick Jane back to life again :)

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karenk said...

i would like to be mary richard's neighbor on the 'mary tyler moore' show

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Kristen said...

I want to be on Revenge and live in the Hamptons. But far away from the crazy people. :)

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bn100 said...

Nice interview.

I'd like to be a doctor on Royal Pains.

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Catherine said...

This book sounds like being light but with some depth in it. I like the idea of feeling like hugging a book once you have turn the last page.

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Ingeborg said...

I would like to be Mary on the Mary Tyler Moore Show. She was great.
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Linda Kish said...

I'd love to read this book.

Loved all the answers...especially Mary's. I agree with her.

I would want to be a doctor on Grey's Anatomy.

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Unknown said...

I would love to be on "Criminal Minds" as a visiting BCA Officer/FBI.I would like to try and put together a list of traits of the criminal. I could predict Behavior. This could help with finding the right shoppers for a product. Ha!No,more like a criminal behavior specialist!
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Sheena said...


I'd love to be on the Vampire Diaries not sure if I'd rather be a vampire or maybe a witch but it be cool either way!

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Mary Preston said...

I've always wanted to run THE AMAZING RACE. I would travel the world, be challenged & triumph.

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faithspage said...

I would have played on Sex in the City and been Carrie's bff

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izz said...

I would like to play part in The Big Bang Theory, and become one of their nerdy people, they're hilarious :D

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Lilian said...

1. Please tell us: If you could star in any television show ever made, which show would it be and what kind of role would you play?

I would love to be on Glee, I would love to be a student at William McKinley High.

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Tiffany Drew said...

I have to say Friends because they rarely ever go to work, have a ton of fun and seem to have enough money to do whatever they want most of the time.

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Kat said...

I'd love to be part of Garica's team in criminal minds.

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Heidi said...

I would be a character on "Cougar Town". I love the little cul-de-sac crew. What a great bunch of people!

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StereoQueenBee said...

1. Please tell us: If you could star in any television show ever made, which show would it be and what kind of role would you play?

My So-Called Life - because back in my teens I wished I was Claire Danes' character...

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Jetyl M. said...

I'd be Rachel on Glee. She gets to sick a lot and act like a diva.

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Maureen said...

I would be a customer at Cheers.
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Lisamarie said...

I would definitely want to be on Cougar Town...love my red wine & the gang of kooky neighbors, think I'd fit in well with my quirks :)

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