We interviewed Sarah Mitchell-Jackson author of Ashes

Originally posted on Lorelei Press:
Sarah Mitchell-Jackson is the author of Ashes. What led you to write Ashes? Ha! That’s a really tough question to answer, because Ashes came from everything that has ever happened to me and everything I have ever heard of happening to others and a very healthy glug of my over-active imagination. I’m the sort of novelist that puts everything in… Continue reading We interviewed Sarah Mitchell-Jackson author of Ashes

My coffee’s decaf but I’m still a real writer

When I got pregnant for the first time, I had been a serious, obsessed writer for about seven years. I was able to foresee that the kind of three-hour writing session I was used to committing after work would be curtailed by the presence of a little person. I hadn’t realised that he would interfere with my writing while he was still in my body. … Continue reading My coffee’s decaf but I’m still a real writer

Old Writers Never Die, They Just Revert To Type

I made that up so I could discuss having ‘it’ and losing ‘it’. They always tell you to define your terms first but, that’s the thing with ‘it’, I’m not really sure what ‘it’ is. ‘It’ is the ability to write. ‘It’ is ethereal, wispy, indefinable. ‘It’ is what draws you in as a reader. ‘It’ intrigues and entrances so that the reader cannot think … Continue reading Old Writers Never Die, They Just Revert To Type