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Stephen George

Jenny Alexander

http://www.jennyalexander.co.uk
author@jennyalexander.co.uk
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Q: Which three words describe you best?

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It depends who you ask!

Q: When did you last have a really good laugh?

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An hour ago - I watched Frasier over breakfast.

Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?

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An artist or poet

Q: What were you like at school?

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I had phases - cheerful in the infants, stroppy in the juniors, sporty at the start of secondary, moody in the middle and silent in sixth form.

Q: What is your most treasured possession?

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My house because it contains all my other most treasured possessions

Q: What do you do as a hobby?

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Singing, walking and chatting to my favourite people on the phone.

Q: What’s your favourite food?

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Anything savoury, spicy or sweet

Q: What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?

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Wildlife warden, mountain rescuer, deep sea diver - well, you did say 'attempt'!

Q: Do you feel younger or older than your current age?

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It comes and goes - I mostly don't think of myself as being any particular age

Q: If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be?

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My paternal grandfather - he died before I was born.

Q: What quality do you most admire in a person?

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Kindness and good humour

Q: What is the most interesting place you have ever visited?

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Shetland. I found it so interesting I went for a holiday and stayed for a decade.

Q: What would you most like to change about yourself?

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I'd like to be six inches taller - I don't like the way my children are all much bigger than me!

Q: What has life taught you?

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How wonderful it is, even the bumpy bits.

Q: How long have you been a writer?

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All my life - but I was first published 15 years ago

Q: Was there a specific moment in your life when you decide to become a writer?

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I decided to try and make a career of writing when my youngest child was in playgroup and I was taken on by an agent in the week she started school.

Q: What are the best and worst things about being an author?

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The best thing is being able to work whenever and wherever I want to. The worst thing is not having a predictable income.

Q: Where do you get your greatest ideas from?

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I have no idea. They're like surprise presents someone leaves at your door. The important thing is to keep the door open.

Q: What do you do to combat “writers’ block”?

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I don't believe in writer's block. I think writers are seasonal, like plants, and when nothing seems to be happening they're actually just getting ready to burst into blossom!

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