I've got another Q&A for you today! It's with Alison Lester, co-writer of One Small Island, which I review a little while ago! Thank you so much Alison, for answering my questions! And thank you again to Tina, for helping me out!
I hope you enjoy the Q&A!
*When did you decide to become a writer?
after i'd spent about 5 years illustrating other people's stories. i think i was 30.
*What are you currently reading?
enduring love by ian mcewan
*What, to you, is the essence of a grand book?
loving it so much i read all night
*Why do you write?
i love telling stories
*Did you always want to be an author?
nope, i wanted to be a drover first, then a vet.
*Do you have a favourite book?
i love a book called the uttermost part of the earth, by e lucas bridges. its set in tierra
feugo in the early 1900s. del
*What inspires you?
life, fun, beauty, happiness, wonder
*Do you have a favourite- writing or illustrating?
when i'm writing i think how easy illustrating is and vice versa.
*What tips can you give to upcoming writers?
be yourself, expect to do 50 drafts of your story, listen to advice but don't always take it, persevere.
*Where is your favourite place to write?
i often write in my head when i'm running.