How long have you been writing?
I started writing several years.
What are you currently writing?
I am writing a family history as a legacy for my children and grandchildren and to date I have written 45, 000 words.
What influences and inspires your writing?
Many of my stories go back to my own mother, who was a wonderful woman with a big heart.
What are your ambitions for your writing?
For my family to have something for the future when I am no longer around to fill in the spaces of life.
What is your preferred place and time to write?
I write straight onto the computer at no particular time of day.
Who are your favourite authors?
My favourite authors include many 19th century writers, Jane Austen, George Elliot and Dickens. I was also a big fan of science fiction literature – Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and Ray Bradbury.