PhotoFiction: Anna Mansell shares #writing inspirations @AnnaMansell @bookouture #authorinterview

I know, I’ve been a bit slack on my own site for a while. But look, here, I wrote this for brilliant Barbara Copperthwaite… enjoy! X

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Authors reveal the images that inspired 100,000 words

THIS WEEK: Anna Mansell reveals how she is inspired by people and places close to home – including some witches marks…

Anna’s had a brush with ‘fame’ as a magician’s assistant back in 1977. She later decided that being sawn in half by her father, at barely 6 months old, was too submissive a role, vowing to channel the trauma in to something much more pro-actively creative. Having failed at acting, singing IMG_0979and professional murder mystery parties (she was ALWAYs the one to die!), she fell to something much more solitary: writing. How to Mend a Broken Heart is her first novel and her life was not on the line in order to write it. Anna lives on a dairy farm in Cornwall with her two children, her husband, and her ex-racing greyhound, Olive Dog

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ANNA SAYS: For me, inspiration has changed…

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