Darling Laura J. in The Dungeon

PhotobucketWelcome to our very first “Meet the Darlings” feature here at WIPs and Chains. Granted, I probably won’t be very good about posting new interviews with our wonderful Darlings (a.k.a. frequent & well-known visitors to The Dungeon) on a regular basis, but this is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now.

And who better to start with than our very own long-standing & most dedicated DARLING LAURA J.? She is also the moderator of my HappyBookers YahooGroup & pimp-erella of my Street Walkers Street Team, where she is best known as “Huggy Bear.”

Here she is with her daughter (a.k.a. B-Girl—I’ll let Darling Laura tell you the story behind that, if she’d like. *g*) in her very best Dungeon garb…

And here’s a never-before-seen picture of “Huggy Bear” & Mistress Heidi together, out pimping my books:


Don’t they make just the most perfect pair?

So without further ado, here is our interview with Darling Laura J.

PhotobucketHow did you first learn about The Dungeon? I first learned about The Dungeon after I won a book from Heidi from another blog where she was a guest at. I don’t remember what blog that was, but I’ve been hanging out in The Dungeon ever since.

Are you naughty or nice? I would have to say I’m a little of both. 94% nice and 6% naughty…or is it 94% naughty and 6% nice?

What do you like best about being a Darling of The Dungeon? It’s all the great friends I’ve made here! This place really is the best and most fun place to hang out.

What is the naughtiest (i.e. Dungeon-worthy) thing you’ve ever done? Let’s see…probably in college when I would sneak into the all-guy dorm. We were supposed to be “checked in” at the front desk and only on weekends, but there was free pizza and card games, so what’s a girl to do but sneak in through the window? I think the whole year I was only legally “checked-in” 4 times. Sorry, can’t recall the number of times I was there “illegally.”

What is your favorite Heidi Betts book? I loved all of them, but it would be a toss-up between KNOCK ME FOR A LOOP and TANGLED UP IN LOVE.

Mistress Heidi—cool, scary, or scary-cool? Scary-cool of course!

In your everyday life, are you a dominant or a submissive? I’m a little of both. Depends on the current mood wolf man Pictures, Images and Photosswing.

If you had to choose between the bullwhip or cat o’ nine tails, which would you rather have used for your daily punishment from Mistress Heidi? Cat o’ nine tails.

If you were allowed to claim one Dungeon Hottie for yourself, who would it be? BRADLEY COOPER (So the rest of you just back off!!!)  Joe Manganiello is a very close second.



Leather or lace?  Lace

Devil or angel?  Devil

Angel food or devil’s food?  Devil’s food

Hemlock or arsenic?  Hemlock

Blood, sweat, or tears?  Tears (especially when they help me get my way)

Cowgirl or missionary?  Cowgirl

So now is your chance to pick Darling Laura‘s brain.  Is there something you’d like to ask her?  A topic you want to discuss or get her opinion on?  Grab your Mistress Heidi whip & really put her through her paces!

And in honor of Darling Laura‘s visit, I’m going to give away an autographed copy TANGLED UP IN LOVE to one lucky blogger!

U.S. residents only, please.  To enter, simply leave a question or comment for Darling Laura J.  As usual, the winner will be announced during our November 20th Happy Sunday post, so be sure to check back & see if you won!

And thank you again to Darling Laura for being Mistress Heidi‘s victim…er, guest today. We look forward to getting to know you better!


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  1. Mary Kirkland says:

    I first found out about The Dungeon the same way as you. And I don’t remember the blog I won the book at either. lol

    • Laura J. says:

      Must not have been an important one? Saying that hoping that if it is another Darling of the Dungeon, they won’t remember that I won Heidi’s book there either!

    • Heidi says:

      The important thing is that you both “discovered” me elsewhere, but ultimately ended up over here. That’s the way—uh-huh uh-huh—we like it. :mask

  2. Heidi says:

    Welcome, Darling Laura! Thank you so much for hanging out with us today (altho…what else is new, right? *g*) & letting us tie you to the rack & poke around in your brain like mad scientists. *Mwahahahahaha!* :elvira

  3. Colleen C. says:

    Well I have only been popping in to visit this blog for a short time, but I am enjoying reading the posts. Looking forward to more!
    Happy November ladies! :dancingbat

    • Laura J. says:

      You do know this is kind of like the Hotel California, right? But much more fun! Oh, and no carving the beast with steely knives, that would be gross. There may be voices in the corridor, but I’m sure Mistress Heidi just needs to adjust their gags. And we do have spirits here. Fruity, tasty drinks with or without umbrellas. Your choice.

  4. Jen Cryblskey says:

    :show Hmm what to ask? Okay Darlin Laura J, what tasty bad guy from Heidi’s book would you most like to snuggle (wink wink) with 😉

  5. Hollie says:

    *rubbing hands together evily*….so my Dear Huggy Bear….or LJ …

    What is your favorite thing to do when you aren’t in the Dungeon or with Bradley?(no one really wants to know the answer to THAT question)


    If you had a million dollars, What would you do with it??

    • Laura J. says:

      Favorite thing to do when not in the Dungeon or with Bradley? hmmmm…well I spend a lot of time recruiting and training minions. Making scarves for my little crafty biz, running around like crazy. But with all the time I spend here and with Bradley there isn’t much time left to do anything else.

      What would I do with a million dollars? That would be a nice down payment on my evil genius lair.

      or I would support some good causes that I like. Appalachian Bear Rescue would be one and there would be a few others that I would share with too.

  6. Laura J. says:

    And for the record….Chris Hemsworth is also MINE!

    • Heidi says:

      Hmmm…I don’t know if you can claim ALL of them, Darling Laura. You have to leave some of the hotties for the rest of us. :evilsmiley

      • Laura J. says:

        I’m not claiming ALL of them, just quite a few. Sometimes I can…..crap! What that word I’m looking for? I think it starts with “S”? Oh…I can’t think of it right now. Maybe it will come to me later.

  7. Jane says:

    Hey Laura,
    I thought for sure you were more of an arsenic person. I also have a question. Boxers or briefs? :bat

  8. Donna says:

    I found this site through AuthorIsland. I entered a contest. Didn’t win the prize but I found this blog which I now visit almost daily. So in a sense I did win.

    So are you going to tell us what Heidi is really like?

  9. Heidi says:

    So if no one else is going to ask, I will:

    How did B-Girl get her nickname? :fanglips

  10. Jessica Lemmon says:

    Nice to “meet” you, Laura!

  11. Sherie says:

    Loved your answers, Laura! Except you cannot keep Bradley to yourself! :lol

    • Laura J. says:

      Nope, Bradley is mine. Gerard is mine. Chris is mine. They are ALL mine!!!!! bwahahahahahahaha!

      (Except Jason and Dwayne. Nope I don’t go anywhere near them. No way! No How! I don’t even think of them.)

    • Heidi says:

      Oh, Sherie…you are poking a lion with a stick, here. I do not think you want to get between Laura & her Bradley. You can probably get away with lusting after him quietly & privately, but DO NOT let her know you’re doing it. I really am afraid someone will get hurt if they try to lay claim to HER Bradley. :uhoh

  12. Laura J. says:

    The B’Girl story.

    Okay, a when Tangled came out. I was sitting at home, reading, minding my own business. My lovely and extremely smart daughter sits down beside. She had her own book. A little time just sitting together and reading with my daughter. Well after a couple of minutes, during which I *thought* she was reading her book, she says: “Mommy?” “Yes G”, I replied. “Why is the word butt in that book?” Now if you have read Tangled, you might remember the scene in the book where Dylan is sitting in the bar with his buddies Zack and Gage, when Ronnie (Veronica) walks by and well, Dylan, being a guy and kind of, but not really, having a thing for her, was watching her butt as she walked by. Now remember, I said above my daughter is extremely smart. I couldn’t give her a simple answer because she doesn’t ever want just a simple answer. What that means is I had to explain and I mean explain everything. He was looking at her butt because he liked her, but he didn’t want to like her.

    After a brief pause she exclaims…..”EWWWWWWWWW!!!!!! Doesn’t he know that’s where she goes to the bathroom!!!!!!!!!!” Yep that would be my B’Girl (short for Butt Girl).

    • Heidi says:

      :lol :lol :lol

      Still cracks me up! B-short for Butt-Girl.

      I suspect this will stick with her well into adulthood, too. It’s going to be like showing her naked baby pictures to her boyfriends. :lol

  13. Robin D says:

    I enjoyed Laura’s interview! And cute picture of Laura and her daughter!

    • Heidi says:

      How cool is that? Really lucked out on that when I asked for a pic…& now I’m thinking I might have to require ALL the Darlings to provide “horny” pics to be included with their interviews. ROTF

  14. cherie payne says:

    i learned about this site from the back of loves me, loves me knot and ive been wanting to visit for a while. i absolutly fell in love with heddie betts books.

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