Cathy Cassidy

 

How long have you been writing for?

 Since I was little but Iíve only been a published novelist for 2 and a half years!

 7How long does it take to write a book?

3-6 months

 Have you any advice for people wanting to write a story?

Write every day and focus on things you care about.

Daydream ĖItís exercise for the imagination

All my books start that way

 

Out of all the books you have written which is your favourite and why?

 Scarlett at the moment Ėjust because itís the newest one.

 Who inspired you to start writing?

 Nobody-Daydreams inspired me I realised that I could share them by writing them down

 Who is your favourite author?

 J.D Salinger [American author of the 1950ís]

  Who inspired you to start writing?

My mother gave me my love of reading Ė but I always wanted to change something in the book - I was in fact writing my own endings.

 Who is your favourite author?

I love Jane Austen, Ruth Rendall and Charles DickensÖ And- do I go on!

 What is your favourite book?

Pride And Prejudice

 When your book is published what kind of feeling do you get?

I wish I could put it into words? Every time is like the first time Ė exciting and unbelievable.

 Have you ever been spotted by a person who recognised you?

Oh yes! Unfortunately they thought I was Jimmy Krankie. Should I have told you that?

 What is the best thing about being an author?

I canít think of a bad thing about being an author. I love everything about being an author especially meeting the people who read my books.

Have you always wanted to be an author if not what did you want to do?

I always wanted to be an author