as a romantic comedy but it does have its dark corners. It is the story of
Laura who has shocking PMT and is – ill-advisedly as it turns out – encouraged
to go onto a daytime tv programme to talk about it. What happens next will
change her life…
down everything that ever happens to me…
when you can type “the end”.
try. I’ve been on radio and TV, worked as a presenter and interviewer, written
short stories and articles, features and columns, fiction and non-fiction. I
could probably do with being a bit more focussed on just the one or two areas
instead of trying to do it all, but it’s been a lot of fun.
“have my say” I suppose.
of these writers who can be pinned to the computer for a 16 hour stretch. I
like to go out and do lots of different things. But I always consider that to
be part of the process. If you never leave your study how you have anything to
plotting, outline, or…?
novel was: the buy-to-let market, my second, infidelity, my third – running a
wine bar… and so on.
as it looks…
day. In practice? Sometimes I don’t write at all – too busy fiddling with
emails and tidying the kitchen. But when deadlines loom I’ve been known to
write all night. I finished wannabe a writer in a 36 hours stint with no sleep
advice what would it be?
in a book?
bought and sold property, worked as a secretary and a copywriter – all these
have come in useful in books various.
one would you recommend I start with and why?
new author I like to start with their first one. Mine was –
Raising the Roof. But I’ve developed a lot since then. So I would say now –
read the blurbs and see which one appeals to you most and I’ll just hope you
like it SO much you can’t wait to read the others :-)
reading your work?
taking a break from your own writing.
aunt on a national newspaper – editors please note! :-)
you think the title would be in six words or less?
like to live?
Fill in the Blanks
glass of champagne.
tell, but I was once a model.
guitar, speak fluent French, sing like an angel, and only weighed seven stone,
I’d consider it a good result.
the end of my to-do list because I keep adding to it.