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Tabitha Suzuma

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears. (Camus)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not writing for 10 years after I nearly got published at 17.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Michael J Fox

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Empathy

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Myself (without the many flaws!)

Author Voices

August 15, 2011

I was inspired to write books about mental illness, because it is something I have experienced first-hand, something I have grown up with, something which came very close to destroying me. As a child I hated school and spent a lot of time writing stories when I should have been listening in class. Although I didn’t realise I was depressed back then, I found the daily routine stifling and wanted to spend more and more time on my own. By the time I reached secondary school I would lock myself in the toilets at break-time just to get away from people. I felt increasingly alienated from my friends around me and out of step with the rest of my peers. I... see more

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