Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Am the average type of guy from next door really. Work as a Quantity Surveyor and really enjoy gardening and walking the dog in my spare time.
Books I have written are “Slipform Concrete” by R Batterham
and White Magic using the pen name Peggy Wragg
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Latest book is White Magic it was really inspired by a desire to put creative talent to the test. Must admit I really enjoyed the experience.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Love to have a smoke on my pipe as I write – normal tobacco non of the funny stuff.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Too many to mention really.
What are you working on now?
Will see how White Magic gets on first, but plots are already developing in my mind. Nothing down on paper yet though
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Face book – have no idea what I am doing though with this one. Social Media I find hard to get my head round.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Just enjoy the experience. Make sure facts are correct and create a CV for each character adding to it as you go along so as you dont forget any details about a character or get them mixed up,
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Dont try and be in a hurry, get the facts right
What are you reading now?
All technical stuff at the moment. Hope to get back into a novel in the near future
What’s next for you as a writer?
Hope to achieve another novel following on from White Magic
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?
My Family and other animals.
Anything by Agatha Christie.