My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Go for it.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I'd love to be a good singer.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Selling my debut novel in eight countries.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Litter. Put it in a bin.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A swallow - they know how to journey.
July 15, 2015The spark of an idea
In a way, the idea for THE BLUE took root a few years ago. I was lucky enough to be invited to spend a week on board a yacht with my best friend and her extended family. Having never sailed before, it was an incredible experience to spend day and night on the water, to eat our meals on deck, to anchor in deserted lagoons, to fall asleep to the sound of waves. But what stayed with me after the trip was how interesting dynamics can be when you’re confined to the small space of a yacht, as emotions become heightened and events can quickly escalate. By the end of that trip, I knew that one day I’d set a... see more