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I 'm very lucky to have the indulgence of time and space to enable me to write. I took a sabbatical from work to accompany my partner on his bucket list travels and adventures, and never went back. I really thought I would struggle with all the free time, so decided to write to keep myself occupied. Now writing has consumed my time and I am never sure where we will be or when, hence my novels could be classed 'international' as they may have been written across a few countries. We are still travelling, although we do pop back to the UK for a few months every now and again.

I love the fact that no matter what our age we can use new technology to connect to the rest of the world and enhance our lives. Back in the UK I have my friends and famil

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Allyson R. Abbott Luckily, being new at writing I have not yet needed to deal with writer's block. I enjoy writing and I allow myself the indulgence of writing without …moreLuckily, being new at writing I have not yet needed to deal with writer's block. I enjoy writing and I allow myself the indulgence of writing without thinking and then I tidy up after it's typed up. If I cut any bits out I paste them into my scrap pages, just in case I use them in another book. Doing it this way allows the thoughts to flow freely and nothing is wasted.(less)
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Touching Ed; A real life romance; Abby, Ed and Erectile Dysfunction.
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Tracey Hey Allyson, thanks so much for the Goodreads friendship!


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Rick Schroeder Hi Allyson,

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