Date Posted: 10/07/2015 | Category:
Spiderwize Blog – Author Input
Author Name: Elisabeth C Thompson
Book Title: Forgiving Thyme
What inspired you to start writing?
My mother; towards the end of her life she was house-bound and read several library books a week but complained that she often had to turn over two pages at once to ‘close the bedroom door’. I was determined to write something for her that was as far away from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ as possible.
How long did your manuscript take to complete?
Forgiving Thyme took about a year to complete
Did you suffer from writer's block? If so what advice do you have for other authors who are struggling?
I am not often lost for words but if I get stuck on a chapter, I leave the computer and go people watching in town. It’s amazing how much dialogue you can glean from a supermarket queue.
Do you wish you had to start to write sooner in life?
No, because it is all-consuming for me and not compatible with bringing up children.
Do you have any tips or advice for any other authors out there wanting to Self Publish?
Just write that book. Don’t waste time trying to find an agent. Contact Spiderwize.
How did you find the process of self-publishing with Spiderwize?
The whole process was effortless and my money well-spent. The team are professional and helpful. They are patient with mistakes and make the transition from editing to edition a pleasure.