A. Trainee Accountant, Accounts clerk, waitress, actress, barmaid, sales assistant, office manager, Suggestion Scheme manager, Telesales, Greetings card copywriters
A. I'm doing it now - writing!
A. Hall Balk School for Girls in Barnsley - then onto Exeter Uni
A. Nickelback - modern, Mozart - classical
A. Captain Corelli's Mandolin but I do love Harry Potter too
A. Life on Mars - serious, The Office - comedy
A. Half ironing, half swanning about!
A. Carpe Diem - Seize the Day!
A. being fit and healthy, having good friends, a drop dead gorgeous lover who gets turned on by cellulite, having enough money in the bank to pay even the surprise bills - and having a cleaner!
A. That my kids don't grow up happy
A. on a gondola in Venice with George Clooney and 2 cornettos
A. Henry VIII - lusty, a tour de force and loved his grub
A. My mate who runs Haworth Cat Rescue - she's absolutely dedicated, hard-working and the most selfless person I know
A. 'Do you know what I mean' - I'm trying to break the habit
A. That I didn't go off and live in Italy when I was in my early twenties
A. Easy - cartooning like my mate Tony Husband... effortless!
A. Getting my book published
A. I'm neurotic - but hey I'm a writer - we all are!
A. I've got a good heart :)
A. I'd like to be a bumble bee for a few hours on a sunny day
A. My height - I never have to worry about those 'mind your head' signs
A. Captain Wentworth in Persuasion... fwor!
A. I'd like to meet Leonardo da Vinci and I'd say 'Paint me!'
A. People who don't say thank you when you open doors for them
A. Going to the cinema
A. A flying superhero
A. Humour, kindness, manners
A. Lemon Cheesecake
A. Nickelback - How You Remind Me, Chris Isaak - Wicked Game, Motorhead - Line in the Sand, Elvis - Don't, Boston - More than a Feeling
A. Jane Austen, Mo Hayder, Sue Welfare, Louise Douglas, Sophie Kinsella, Nicci French, Roald Dahl, Jane Elmor, Agatha Christie, Lucie Whitehouse
A. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte, Persuasion - Jane Austen, Hurting Distance - Sophie Hannah, The Love of My Life - Louise Douglas, Do you want to know a Secret - Sophie Kinsella
A. Persuasion - I'm word perfect
A. Don't faff about if you want to be a serious writer - you have to work like a bull at it otherwise it'll always be an unpaid hobby!
A. 'ooh you write just like I talk with my friends' - the perfect compliment!!