Wednesday, 1 May 2013

A taste of the Outback with @AnnBHarrison #interview

I have the lovely Ann back on my blog today with her novel Outback Thunder.

Welcome back, Ann.


Thanks for having me Doris.

Q. Can you tell us a bit about yourself that we don't already know?

A. I've been writing for five years now. The first four were hard while I learned the craft but I think I've finally got it right now. I live in sunny (well most of the time) Australia.

Q. What made you write ‘this’ story?

A. I love outback stories being a country girl at heart. I grew up on farms so it's something that comes easy to me sharing what I know.

Q. Tell us about your cover.

A. My dear friend Annie Seaton made it for me. She is a very talented lady.

Q. Describe a typical day’s writing for us

A. Oh dear, my addiction to social media is coming out. That is the first thing I always do, check my emails and Facebook. Terrible I know but we writers have to be out there.

Q. What inspires you?

A. A dream, a place or a person. Even a name can get the brain churning over on a story. For example, I was watching my grandson at a motor cross event and met a little boy called Casa. There is a whole series churning around in my head because of that meeting. Hopefully next year I will be heading to Greece for research into the paranormal side of the books. It is under sufferance too I might add, not.

Q. If you weren’t a writer what would you be? 

A. A farmer with lots of rescued animals.

Q. Do your characters ever surprise you?

A. Constantly. Its hard to keep up some of the time.

Q. What could not do without when you’re writing?

A. My laptop. We are a team.
Q. What words of wisdom do you have for the aspiring authors out there?

A. Never ever give up.

Q. Where do you see yourself in ten year’s time?

A. I would love to say in every book store. That will take some doing but I'm working on it.

Q. Do you have a favourite quote?

A. You can fix a bad page but you can't fix a blank page - Nora Roberts

Thanks for having me Doris, I love talking to you.

Thanks for stopping over again, Ann.

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  1. And I love being stalked Doris. Thanks for having me.

  2. In ten years time, you'll definitely be in all good book stores, Ann! And on library shelves! Beautiful covers on your books - well done, Annie Seaton!
    Cheers, Susanne

  3. Great interview ladies. And yes Ann, you will be in all book shops in 10 years time! You're doing so well. I totally understand the thing about hearing a name and then having a story, too. All the best! x