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Stephen George

Nicholas Allan

http://www.nicholasallan.co.uk
nicholas.allan2@btinternet.com
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Q: What were you like at school?

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I was alternatively silent and studious or rebellious and pursuing my own interests.

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

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A writer

Q: Which three words describe you best?

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Friendly, thoughtful and dishonest

Q: What is your favourite word?

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Forever

Q: What makes you cringe?

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Excuses

Q: What are you afraid of?

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Mortality

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

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When I was at school

Q: What is your most treasured possession?

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A four foot bear made of yellow velvet I got when I was 7.

Q: What do you do as a hobby?

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I don't have a hobby

Q: What do you day dream about?

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Immortality

Q: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve done?

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Stole a work of art from a museum

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

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Heart surgeon

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

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Younger - about 12

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

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Rod Stewart or Jesus Christ

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

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Goodness

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

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An old cinema in Brighton which used to show children's films which had been into converted inside into a magically beautiful house.

Q: What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?

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If you're worried about anything except mortality you're wasting your time

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

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My age

Q: What has life taught you?

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Nothing

Q: How long have you been a writer?

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Since I was at school

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

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No

Q: Where do you do your writing?

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In a cafe

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

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The worse thing is having to think of a new idea. It has to be an idea that noone has thought of since the beginning of thought. The best thing is when your editor tells you you've written something very good.

Q: Where do you get your greatest ideas from?

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Sitting in the cafe for three hours with a pen and a blank sheet of paper

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

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As above

Q: What was your favourite book as a child?

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The Waterbabies

Q: What book do you wish you had written?

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Paddington probably

Q: What advice would you give to aspiring authors?

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Write what you'd like to read

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