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Sara Sheridan

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Born in Edinburgh. I'm a complete swot - love books always have! Currently obsessed with Georgian and Victorian explorers, about whom I write and with 1950s Britain for my Mirabelle Bevan murder mystery series set in London and Brighton.

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Sara Sheridan I would definitely go to Regency England as created by Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer. I'd indulge myself in unsuitable romances and end up living in…moreI would definitely go to Regency England as created by Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer. I'd indulge myself in unsuitable romances and end up living in a castle (of course)(less)
Sara Sheridan Well, honestly, I don't get writer's block. Writing is my full time job, so it's no nonsense round here! Some days writing is more difficult than…moreWell, honestly, I don't get writer's block. Writing is my full time job, so it's no nonsense round here! Some days writing is more difficult than others but you just have to get on with it and on days when inspiration is lacking, craft skills need to step in. (less)
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When I started writing my books, you didn't hear so much about Young Adult as a genre. It was only recently when a young family member of mine was having a look at my old paperbacks and commented, "I like your YA books, aunt Sara!" that I realised they'd be categorised that way nowadays. What a revelation!

I've since been delving into Young Adult and enjoying the experience. I have some new cov... Read more of this blog post »
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“Over the drop, a luminous pond lay below them like a pale magic lantern. It was as if the moon had plummeted into the water and smashed open. Engulfed in darkness, with only a scatter of stars above, the place felt like a bright secret – something ancient and precious.”
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“To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting. Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years.”
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“They should be taking bonuses from bankers, not library books from schoolchildren. What kind of society are we building?”
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“There is something particularly fascinating about seeing places you know in a piece of art - be that in a film, or a photograph, or a painting.”
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“It may take a village to raise a baby, but hell! it takes an army to produce a book.”
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“In a heartbeat, he understands why religions are born on the sands – there is nothing here for a man but his own mind.”
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“A writer is like a stick of rock - the words go right through.”
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