2/What time of day do you write? When I’m into a novel I work most of the day – but I need to start a.s.a.p. in the morning
3/Who is your favourite writer? Patrick McGrath.
4/What are you writing now? My second novel.
5/What do you wish you had written?Top of the list – Asylum, by Patrick McGrath
7/What’s the best thing about being a writer? Not having to have a proper job.
8/What’s the worst thing about being a writer?
It can be very lonely. Luckily, things like twitter have opened up dozens of new writer friends for me to connect with – the internet is a lifesaver if your job involves trying to make imaginary people do stuff.
9/What inspires you to write? The fact that the alternative is getting a proper job.
10/What are your secret writing rituals?
I don’t think I have any. That’s dull, isn’t it? A lot of procrastination until I finally force myself to get on with it, I guess, if you can call that a ritual…