Tag: deleted scenes

Aug 10
{Interview+Deleted Scene+Giveaway} Handpicked by Dani Oden @MsDaniOden

{Interview+Deleted Scene+Giveaway} Handpicked by Dani Oden @MsDaniOden

Is HANDPICKED based on events in your own life? Yes and no. I had a sorority experience of my own in college, though it was nothing like what our main character goes through. She’s suspicious and skeptical and constantly questioning things, with good reason to. Though, I did tap into my memories of things like rush and pledge education and bid day to bring some realism to the story.   How did you come up with the title of your book or series? I wanted to play off the exclusivity stereotype in sororities and –spoiler alert!—there is a pretty big plot point involving a hand, so it was a natural choice.  Who is your favorite character from your book and why? I feel closest to our narrator Jill, since we see everything through her eyes. But, I have to admit I liked writing Hannah, with all her f-bombs, snark, and fraternity connections. If you could change ONE thing about your novel, what would it be?  Why? I would have loved… Read more »

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