Each week we are featuring a couple of our now published authors, and inviting them to answer 7 questions about their writing and inspirations. They have all contributed to our first eBook, Tales From The Cafe: Vol 1, details of which are posted on our home page, along with where you can purchase. Our latest interview features Kelly Bird. Be sure to check out her author page for more information…
Q1 Give us some background on yourself?
I’m married with three children and two dogs. Along with looking after all of my dependents (husband included), I run a home based office supplies company which allows me some time to read, write and run, my three favourite things!
Q2 What was the basis for your story in Tales from the Cafe, Vol 1?
It was a dream, actually it might have been a nightmare!
Q3 Why did you want to become an author?
It’s great to get your thoughts out on paper and if someone enjoys reading it, it’s even better.
Q4 Any advice for fledgling authors?
Go on a course, there is so much to learn; keep in touch with other writers to critique each other’s work.
Q5 What authors do you like and admire?
So many authors; Anita Shreve,David Nicholls,Marian Keyes, Emma Donoghue, Cecilia Ahern.
Q6 What do you do when you’re not writing fiction?
Apart from running, I play the piano, I do spin classes, I walk my dogs and I run my children EVERYWHERE!
Q7 What will you do if you become famous?
Ask Phil from Relocation Relocation to find me a ‘Forever’ home!