AUTHOR LAURIE BORIS ANSWERS THE DAMES DOZEN

The fabulous Dames of Dialogue have me back to talk about Playing Charlie Cool, my former career as a stripper, and what’s on tap next…

Dames of Dialogue

Welcome to Dames of Dialogue, Laurie!  Tell us one strange and provocative tidbit from your life that nobody has heard before.

I used to be a stripper. Yes. That was my job title, although it didn’t involve taking off my clothes. I worked in graphic arts before I segued into writing. In the “old-fashioned” way of creating printing plates, negatives for each ink color had to be sandwiched together precisely on a light table, which were then covered with a thick paper mask, and windows cut so the text and images would show through to make the plate. Hence, I was a negative stripper—which meant I complained about my tips. Just kidding. The tips were really good. Especially the ones about not cutting myself with the razor blade or inhaling developer fumes.

Laughing…Tell us about your latest book.

InPlaying Charlie Cool, television producer Charlie Trager’s secret relationship with…

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Author: laurieboris

Writer, editor, proofreader, stand-up comedian in another life.

4 thoughts on “AUTHOR LAURIE BORIS ANSWERS THE DAMES DOZEN”

  1. My father did the same job before he retired. I used to be mortified when he would tell people he was a stripper..lol

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