Author Interview & Book Giveaway: Indigo Blues by Danielle Joseph

Welcome to Danielle Joseph!


I’m the author of Shrinking Violet and Indigo Blues. My next novel, Pure Red will be available Fall 2011 from Flux Books. I was born in Cape Town, South Africa and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. Shortly after graduating from Emerson College, I traded in my sled and snow boots for a pool noodle and flip flops and moved to Miami, Florida.

When I’m not reading or writing, you can find me listening to music, being silly or hanging out at Starbucks.

If you want to find out more about me, check out my web site:

If you had a time machine would you go back to the past or into the future?
I would go to the past and get to know my ancestors in South Africa in the 1930’s.

If you were a superhero what would be your superpower?
The super power I would like to have is invisibility. I would love to be a fly on the wall in many places.

Favorite flavor of ice cream?
My favorite ice cream is mint chocolate chip.

If you could meet someone who has died who would it be?
I would love to meet Bob Marley.

Night owl or early bird?
Definite night owl!

One food you would never eat?
I would never ever want to eat or smell sardines.

Pet Peeves?
One of my pet peeves is people smacking their gum. I can’t stand the sound.

Skittles or M&Ms?
M & Ms all the way!

What inspired you to become a writer?
My first grade teacher, Mrs. Peterson inspired me to become a writer.

Favorite Candy Bar?
My favorite candy is Reese’s peanut butter cups.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
When I was little I wanted to be an author and a movie star when I grew up.

In your wildest dreams which author would you love to co-author a book with?
In my wildest dreams I would love to co-author a book with Judy Blume!

Indigo Blues by Danielle Joseph:

I never asked to be famous—or infamous. Such is my fate for briefly dating (and dumping) Adam Spade. Yes, the Adam from the indie rock band Blank Stare who wrote “Indigo Blues”—the song that gave the band overnight success, propelled them to New York City, and stole my precious anonymity. Now I’m pawed by fans, stalked by reporters, and pegged as a vicious heartbreaker. And Adam is still calling me. Doesn’t he have better things to do?


With a hit single and a promising career, I should be on top of the world. People on the street are beginning to recognize me, which is cool. And scary. The band is counting on me to write another hit, but I can’t stop thinking about Indigo. Why won’t she answer the phone?
The target audience for Indigo Blues is anyone who loves music, romance and wants to know what it might be like if an ex wrote a hit song about you. It would probably be rated PG-13 for language and drinking.

Giveaway Details:
1 copy of Indigo Blues
Open to US only
Ends 2/27

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