Thanks to Don Massenzio for this interview of Wendy Janes, one of my online author friends. Great answers, Wendy!

Author Don Massenzio

Today we sit down with author Wendy Janes. Wendy shares with us her motivation, inspiration and a bit of her work.

Please enjoy this installment of 20 Questions:

w4400 Q1) When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?

When I was fourteen, a brilliant English teacher arrived at my school. She encouraged us to read widely and she created an atmosphere in the classroom where we were encouraged to experiment with words and share our writing. At that age I had a vague romantic notion that in a far-off time, say, in my twenties, my writing was going to be ‘discovered’ and fame and fortune would beckon. Now my teens and twenties are long gone, I love that my fourteen-year-old self had that dream.

Q2) How long does it typically take you to write a book?

I can spend years thinking about a storyline and making a few…

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