Lyn G. Farrell

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Lyn G Farrell is the winner of the 2015 Luke Bitmead Bursary Award for her debut novel, The Wacky Man. The story focuses on Amanda, hoping for a better future as her family disintegrates, for a way out from the violence and fear that has consumed her childhood. Can she cling to her sanity before insanity itself is her only means of escape?
Lyn is currently working on her second novel, studying creative writing with the University of East Anglia and experimenting with flash fiction.
You can contact Lyn via Legend Press or
via Twitter @FarrellWrites

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Lyn G Farrell grew up in Lancashire where she would have gone to school if things had been different. She studied Psychology as an undergraduate at the University of Leeds, later gaining a
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Lyn G. Farrell Whenever I'm tired of writing, I do writing related things. This could be admin such as sending an email regarding a festival, or research. I find…moreWhenever I'm tired of writing, I do writing related things. This could be admin such as sending an email regarding a festival, or research. I find that reading around the subject I'm writing about gets my brain going and generates more ideas and possibilities to jot down.
I also find tidying my workplace helps - clears out the mental cobwebs as it were and refreshes my desire to write.(less)
Lyn G. Farrell I'm going all sci fi and samurai!!
1. The Out-sorcerer's apprentice - Tom Holt.
2. Earthsea - first FOUR books - Ursula Le Guin
3. The Samurai - Shusaku…more
I'm going all sci fi and samurai!!
1. The Out-sorcerer's apprentice - Tom Holt.
2. Earthsea - first FOUR books - Ursula Le Guin
3. The Samurai - Shusaku Endo

I have some more on the go, but I'll leave it there for now!(less)
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I’m proud as punch to have a mate from my home city on the blog today. John and I are also proud to be waving the flag for northern voices in literature, having both been long listed for the John Lake 2Guardian’s ‘Not the Booker’ Prize. John is the author of the fantastic Amy and the Fox and one of the directors of the punk publishers Armley Press, based here in Leeds. I’m a huge fan of Armley Press and h...

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