Author Interview Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory



Author Interview

How long have you been writing?

I’ve been writing for several years now. It’s only been my “job” for the last two though.
What was the most challenging part about writing Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory?
The most challenging part was the ideas came out too quickly. I just kept at it until the whole
story was told though and lost quite a bit of sleep in the process.
What is your favorite part of being an author?
My favorite part about being an author is telling stories. I love making my living doing something creative.
I also love that I get to share those stories with my little girls.
Will this book be part of a series?
Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory is Book 1 in a series of 6. The other books are:
Who the Heck is Harvey Stingle?
Beware of the Basement
Operation W.iG. C.H.eeS.e
Two Months in Atlantis
The Brethren
Do you have any works in progress you’re working on?
I’m working on my third romantic comedy right now. The first two hit #1 bestseller in their genre and
#3 is in the works.  She Sins at Midnight (my first rom com ) just won the silver medal in The Reader’s Favorite Awards in chick lit.

About the Book

Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory ebook (1)Title: Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory

Author: Whitney Dineen

Genre: Middle Grade / Paranormal Mystery

Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory is Book 1 in the Willy and Tommy Adventure Series. Wilhelmina Snodgrass and her family move to the Willamette Valley, Oregon, against her express wishes. Not only is she sure her life is over, but she’s convinced she won’t make any friends. That is until she meets her eccentric blue-haired neighbor, Thomasina Andretti. Willy and Tommy become involved in a s conspiracy to reopen The Willamette Wig Factory, with their unsuspecting friend, Georgianna Carbunkle. The plot, however, is orchestrated by three of Willy’s ancestor’s, from beyond the grave. Scrapes, mishaps and the unforeseen occur; including becoming sworn enemies with Tiffany Peterson, the most popular girl in the seventh- grade, a crush on super-stud, Jamie Armstrong and a mysterious carousel. Willy and Tommy have it all-mystery, revenge and romance. Monteith, Oregon, becomes the stage for adventure beyond their wildest dreams!

Author Bio

authorWhile attending the University of Illinois in Chicago, Whitney Dineen was discovered by a local modeling agent and began an unexpected career as a plus-size Ford model. She modeled in New York City before moving to Los Angeles with her husband.

When she wasn’t modeling, she was in the kitchen, baking delights to share with friends. Soon, her friends began asking her to send baskets of her wonderful candies and cookies to business associates, agents and production studios. Word spread like wildfire, and the rest, as they say, is history. Whitney’s sensational creations are still in great demand by her loyal celebrity clientele.

During “The Hollywood Years,” Whitney was bitten by the writing bug and started creating characters that are inspired by strong women with a great sense of humor.

In addition to her love of chick-lit, Whitney has also written a series of adventure books for middle readers The first of which, Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory, is now available.

Whitney and her husband, Jimmy, have recently relocated to the beautiful Pacific Northwest to raise their children, chickens and organic vegetables.







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