Today we welcome Scott Long, husband of author Kelly Long.
Kelly Long is the author of A Marriage of the Heart and An Amish Kitchen. You may visit her at FB FANS OF KELLY LONG.
Twenty Seven years in January…met as children and grew up together. Homecoming Queen and Captain of the football team—a long time ago…for the football I mean.
Who lives at home with you (children, pets, other)?
Grant age 14, Gracie age 11, and Sophie…our cavachon (King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Mix)—Kelly secretly LOVES her.
Did you know Kelly was a writer before you were married?
I knew in school as she wrote for the school paper, yearbook and local newspaper. She’s the smartest most creative person I know and always has been.
What is your occupation and how long have you been working at that vocation?
I am Supervisor of Power Supply for Allegheny Electric Cooperative in Harrisburg, Penn. I’ve been doing this FOREVER…
What are a few of your favorite books and authors? (Not including your wife's.)
Catch 22; Gone with the Wind (Scarlet is a strongly drawn character); The World According to Garp; My daughter’s novel in process…Eyelet.
Have you ever read any of your wife's books? If so, do you have a favorite?
My favorite is her first…Hart’s Truth. It’s an e-book about a young doctor in the 1920’s. It’s also about the small town where we met and grew up together.
Where does Kelly write?
In our bed….it’s true!
What does she wear when writing?
I could be very interesting here but I’ll just say whatever she’s wearing at the time.
Is there anything unusual that she ever asks you to do relating to her writing?
Let her alone and spell things.
What activities do the two of you enjoy doing together as a couple?
Escaping the children, hiking, swimming, bicycling…
Now, from Kelly:
Does your husband write? If so, please tells us about it.
Scott is a magnificent poet. He once wrote me a love poem entitled “The Sea Lives Mostly in Her Hair.”
Thank you for visiting, Scott and Kelly!
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