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February 19 1959
Shipston on Stour
About Me
I have been a writer since my 20s, and wanted to write since I was old enough to hold a pen. I grew up on C.S. Lewis and E.Nesbit, and later Tolkien. However, I have followed a series of careers to earn a living, including acting, secretary, learning support assistant, special needs lecturer, (and various other jobs) until I finally settled on genealogy as a self-employed way to earn money. I have a degree in history/literature with the O.U.
Type of Writer
Historical (often with a family history/mystery theme). I often write in several different time periods.
History, English Literature, theatre and film, science fiction, alternative health, yoga, personal development.
Website / Homepage
My Blog
Favorite Genres
Historical, fantasy/science fiction, psychological thrillers, Classics
Favorite Books
The Lord of the Rings, Wolf Hall, Persuasion, Nicholas Nickleby
Favorite Authors
Charles Dickens, Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Hilary Mantel, Philippa Gregory, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Jane Howard, Douglas Kennedy.
Favorite Poets
William Blake, John Keats, Wordsworth.
Favorite Music
Soul, jazz, funk, rock, disco... Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Beatles, Rolling Stones, R.E.M., Coldplay, Mozart etc etc...
Favorite Movies
The Lord of the Rings, Gone with the Wind, The Philadelphia Story, The X-Men & Avengers franchise. All films by David Lean. A Matter of Life Death. Star Wars. Most of the Star Trek films.
Favorite Shows
Frasier, The Big Bank Theory, Who Do You Think You Are, The Bake Off, MasterChef, Strictly, Star Trek, Poldark.
    Rated: E · History · #2166080
    An exerpt from Chapter 4 of my historical novel, Isobel Brite.
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