I write honest books about people, relationships and family life and when I’m not doing that I’m usually thinking about it.
I have worked as a teacher, a journalist, a librarian and apart from a stint selling ice-cream on the rooftop of a department store my life has revolved around words.
I keep a small notebook permanently in a pocket or on the bedside table because it’s amazing how ideas come out of the blue. Although I could do without some of my characters waking me up in the middle of the night to tell me what they want me to write. However, there are times when they clam up completely and then I can be stumped.
So Relax, pull up a chair and have a look around …