34 years old
Are you a ...?Writer published in mags, etcWhat genre do you primarily write in?Literary fictionIf you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?ComedyAre your reading habits ...?OmnivorousWho is your favourite author(s)?Kurt Vonnegut, Anton Chekhov, Sam Lipsyte, Paul Beatty, George Saunders, VoltaireAnd your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)Cat's Cradle, Master and Margarita, Huck Finn, Go Tell It On The Mountain, Candide, A Confederacy of Dunces, Micromegas (short story collection by Voltaire), The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Lamb, The SelloutWhat are your working habits when you write?DisciplinedAre you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?Ten times? Why so little?Your ultimate writing ambition?A professional storyteller (novelist, playwright, screenwriter)Your worst habit?Letting impatience get the best of meYour opinion on the books industry?It is a tough game, but everyone does their bestWhere do you write?Home, mostlyWhat else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?I like ale. And smoked salmon. Among other things.