A great interview with Lucy Brazier, author of the PorterGirl novels. I especially like Lucy’s answer to the below question:
“What was the best money you ever spent as a writer? (E.g. software, self-help books, marketing books etc.)
Can’t say I have ever used any of those, I write everything on the standard word processing software on my laptop and I believe the only way to get better
is to write, write, write. I advise writers to invest in a good teapot and a comfy chair. That’s all you need”.
I am a poet (not a novelist). I do, however entirely endorse the comments above.
This won’t be published until September, so I thought there was little harm in sharing it with you lovely people now…
Please provide a brief introduction, including your name, the genre(s) you write in, previous work and where you are based.
My name is Lucy Brazier and I write light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek mysteries, set in a fictional rendition of my home city of Cambridge, UK. I have worked for all kinds of interesting organisations in the past – including the police and the civil service – but it was my role as the first female Deputy Head Porter at a prestigious Cambridge college that led to me becoming a writer.
Which of your books / pieces of writing are you most proud of, and why?
I’m pretty chuffed with all my work to date. My first self-published novel has a special place in my heart and, although the writing style…
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