Q: What is your favourite word?
A: Love, the world needs more of it.
Q: What is your least favourite word?
A: Carapace, have yet to read a poem and think that is the perfect word.
Q: What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
A: Beach walking for all three.
Q: What turns you off?
A: Know alls and smugness.
Q: What is your favourite song?
A: That’s very difficult. I love so many but as a performance Bruce Springsteen singing Thunder Road at Hammersmith Odeon 1975.
Q: What is your favourite film?
A: Again so many, will go for a classic, Casablanca.
Q: What is your favourite curse word
A: As if...
Q: What sound or noise do you love?
A: The ocean.
Q: What sound or noise do you hate?
A: Boy racers.
Q: What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
A: Musician or Astronomer.
Q: What profession would you not like to do?
A: Politician/liar liar pants on fire.
Q: If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
A: You’re always early, come back later.
Q: Any words of encouragement for writers and writing?
A: The usual, read loads and write loads (and don’t worry about times when you are not writing) and have some self belief. Some will like your work, some won’t, and please be as supportive as you can to other writers.
Thank you for participating, Eileen.