Name: Jacqueline Wilson
Writes: Category: Desire & Sweet; WW1 Historicals
Call sign: (ie nickname) JQ
Current mood: In writing and editing mode
Reading: Burnt Sunshine by Estelle Pinney. An enchanting story of love and adventure set in 1936 to after WW2. Well worth the read.
Fleur-de-Lis by Isolde Martyn. Love her books. She makes history come to life.
The Other ANZACS by Peter Rees. Stories of nurses at war 1914-1918. A very poignant work using diaries and letters telling heart rending stories, profoundly moving with extraordinary compassion and courage. A unique group in Anzac history. "
Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder. A worthy successor to the Twilight series. Fills. the void. An original and fascinating new fantasy. There are three in The Glass series.
Web hang outs: Don't hang out. Don't have the time. Just log on when the Bootcampers suggest something.
Favourite food when writing: Bananas. Or Rice crackers, cheese and olives.
Favourite music: Wagner's Ring Cycle, Mozart, Nana Mouskouri; Olivia Newton-John; Welsh male choirs.
INSPIRATION: My mother and how she handled adversities in her life. My daughter, whose wisdom fills me with awe.
Watching: The endless changing of the seasons with all the beauty that nature can endow.
Working on: Manuscripts that need finishing.
Quote: "You deserve time for your life.
"Pause to appreciate the beauty around you."