Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am a retired property manager and have written two historical novels.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
A Divided Heritage. Inspired by my first novel, Voyage to Venning Road, as it is in a sense a sequel, taking some of the fictional characters from that first novel, which was based on a true story.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
What authors, or books have influenced you?
The Bronte sisters, Dinah Jeffries, Noel Barber.
What are you working on now?
Busy promoting my latest novel.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Local media and word of mouth.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Follow you dream and write books which you can pour your heart and soul into, books you really want to write.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Edit and proof read – over and over again!
What are you reading now?
Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys
What’s next for you as a writer?
Compiling my short stories into a book.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, The Tea Planter’s wife by Dinah Jeffries, Tanamera by Noel Barber, Before I go to Sleep by SJ Watson.