'Once upon a time.'
Those words, most often spoken to me by my big sister, always filled me with anticipation as a child. They continue to inspire me today, with their promise of simple, un-pretentious story telling.
I don’t have any burning ambition to be a best selling author, just a good teller of tales will do.
“Write what you know,” said Allen Bennett. It’s advice I totally believe in; and all my stories come from a position of truth. The much-maligned ‘twist’ is in all of them, because after all, life’s rarely straight and narrow.