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In the Booth with Ruth – Kimberley Chambers, Author

November 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

I had no writing background whatsoever before I wrote Billie Jo. At the time, I was a mini-cab driver. I had left school with no exams, and had been a market trader for many years, so I had no career to fall back on. One day, I just sat down and decided to write a book. Making something of myself and improving my quality of life was my only inspiration...

In the Booth with Ruth – Tony Black, Author

November 18, 2012 // 4 Comments

I was always kind of writing from way back - I say kind of because I'm sure it was all crap - when I was a kid I'd fill notebooks with rambling yarns that went and then and then and then ... seemed to be fascinated with characters like Dracula and Frankenstein then too. Hmn. So 'and then' I grew up, became a journalist and started writing about...

In the Booth with Ruth – Kate Laity, Author

November 17, 2012 // 4 Comments

I write every day. I take to heart Ionesco’s words, "A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing." It’s true anyway. I didn’t realise my constant daydreaming as a kid was just preparation; that’s how a writer’s brain works. I don’t fit writing in - I fit in other things around my writing...

In the Booth with Ruth – Pete Sortwell, Author

November 16, 2012 // 1 Comment

I write every day when I’m in writing mode. Minimum of a thousand words. Editing mode I edit a minimum of three thousand. How do I fit it in? I stay up late. Sleep is the one thing that goes out the window when I’m writing. But the way I see it is, I’d only be up pacing the house or flying little helicopters or something, so I might as well do something positive with it...