Patricia Caliskan

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Patricia Caliskan's latest novel, GIRLFRIEND, INTERRUPTED, was released by Sapere Books in June.

Her debut novel, AWFUL BY COMPARISON, was reissued by Sapere Books in July.

Told with mischievous humour, Patricia’s stories explore family dynamics, office politics, and the divergent roles of women throughout their lives…

Patricia Caliskan began her writing career as an entertainment journalist, spending 10 years acting as editor across a portfolio of magazine titles for Trinity Mirror Newsgroup.

Never one to shy away from a sonic ident, after writing everything from erotic fiction to Asbestos safety pamphlets, Patricia joined Bauer Media as a commercial scriptwriter.

Patricia likes a nice, flouncy scarf, a good pair of boots, and laughter. Lots o
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Lead Vocals by Patricia Caliskan

It’s a condition easily treatable with a sip of honey and lemon or the kind offer of a Strepsil. For most of us, finding your voice sounds like the kind of pompous affliction writers complain about to somehow validate their literary prowess.

While the whole issue of Voice sounds horribly pretentious, it actually comes down to some entirely practical decisions you’ll make as you work on your novel. Read more of this blog post »
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"Amazon: Awful By Comparison: A laugh-out-loud holiday read

...Awful By Comparison is a British romantic comedy set against the magical backdrop of New York. The charming holiday read is packed full of humour and has a delightful contemporary heroine a
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“What spa?’ mum asked, busy at the kitchen sink.
She said the word spa the same way some people would say, ovarian cyst.
‘I didn’t want to be shuffling around in paper knickers all day, Lara. I’ve a million things to do.”
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“My parents bedroom was now draped in damask, air heavy with the scent of incense sticks displayed in ornate stands. On the dressing table, a selection of exotic massage oils and a pamphlet on Tantric Breathing techniques. All this from my mother. A woman who called green tea, ‘hippy juice.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“At times like this, I wished I were in an American Soap myself, so I could call the Hilarious Gay Guy who lived next door. He’d come in with Paracetamol and say hilarious things, and the whole thing would be hilarious. But the reality wasn’t funny at all.”
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“So the next time a flawless cover girl gives you that look of sleek superiority, as if she belongs to a more spectacular species than the rest of us, please, spare a thought for her fatter, shorter sister. Thanks for your support.”
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“Disfigured!’ Luke panted down the phone. ‘I could have been disfigured! All for the sake of a girl with no feeling in her nipples!”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“My parents bedroom was now draped in damask, air heavy with the scent of incense sticks displayed in ornate stands. On the dressing table, a selection of exotic massage oils and a pamphlet on Tantric Breathing techniques. All this from my mother. A woman who called green tea, ‘hippy juice.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“At times like this, I wished I were in an American Soap myself, so I could call the Hilarious Gay Guy who lived next door. He’d come in with Paracetamol and say hilarious things, and the whole thing would be hilarious. But the reality wasn’t funny at all.”
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“I was in sex with Marcus!”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison




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