In this week’s Thursday Throng author interview, writer Cari Schaeffer get’s to sit in the hot seat and talk about her life as a writer. Her latest series is inspired by her life in the military, as a US Air Force veteran.
Jane is an Edinburgh-based writer of contemporary realistic fiction, of short stories and of life writing. Before writing full time, she worked as a dietitian and health promoter for the NHS. Then, during a three year career break in Grenoble, France, writing became more important to, and that was it.
This week I’d like to welcome Lin Treadgold to the floor of the Thursday Throng home. Lin studied creative writing with the University of Leeds on Teesside, now lives in the Netherlands and her book, Goodbye Henrietta Street is set in Whitby and the Scilly Isles – evidence of her comfort with travel I’d say.
This weeks Thursday Throng author interview is with a newly self published author, JW Bull. JW hails from Atlanta in Georgia and when she isn’t writing she is a musician with The Georgia Symphony and a violin teacher.
I love reading, I guess it’s one of the things that makes me want to write. I love to read anything from non-fiction books that teach me something I need to know or challenge my assumptions about this thing we call life to fiction works of many authors from Jostein Gaarder and his philosophical conundrums and questions, through various characters of the unique Alexander McCall Smith books and right up to the works of authors such as Joanna Trollope, Erica James, Rebecca Shaw and Judy Astley.