luciesometimes

luciesometimes

44 years old
Female
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Oxford
United Kingdom
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    General fiction
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    Short fiction
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Sophisticated
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Cynan Jones, Eowyn Ivey, Sarah Hall (for short stories), Horatio Clare (for non-fiction),Daphne du Maurier the list goes on
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    The Dig, To the bright edge of the world, Jamaica Inn, The Howling Miller, Train Dreams ........
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Ten times? Why so little?
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    Publish a novel
    Your worst habit?
    Putting things off.
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    at a desk, in cafes, in libraries.
    What 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'm a medic and a mother. I live near Oxford. I love my garden, the countryside, wild places and the Far North. I read a lot.

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    luciesometimes
    luciesometimes commented on luciesometimes's wall:
    Oh I am really happy that you know this too and sorry that you lost your copy. I pressed it on lots of people and it certainly divided opinions, mainly due to the brutality of some scenes. I'm drawn to stories set on the margins of society, with a ...
    3 months ago
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    Haydn commented on luciesometimes's wall:
    The Dig is an interesting first choice. I'm still miffed that I can't remember who borrowed my copy and never gave it back. But the story has stayed with me.
    3 months ago
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  • luciesometimes
    by luciesometimes 3 months ago
    Oh I am really happy that you know this too and sorry that you lost your copy. I pressed it on lots of people and it certainly divided opinions, mainly due to the brutality of some scenes. I'm drawn to stories set on the margins of society, with a grim underbelly and dirt under their fingernails. I loved the poetic rhythm and the unrelenting sense of menace.
  • Haydn
    by Haydn 3 months ago
    The Dig is an interesting first choice. I'm still miffed that I can't remember who borrowed my copy and never gave it back. But the story has stayed with me.