So I thought since I have interviewed hundreds of authors over the years on this blog, that you would enjoy hearing me answer some of the questions I have posed to them over the years.
Each week I will answer one or two questions, if you want you can leave your own questions for me in the comments and I will try and answer them in a future blog post!
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What were you like at school?
I wasn’t studious but I got decent grades without cracking a book, but my heart wasn’t in it. I was however was blessed with one amazing teacher, who by a stroke of luck was my teacher for two years in a row. She was my grade 11 and 12 English teacher. She was the one teacher who knew I wasn’t living up to my potential and was the only one to stand there and force me to push harder. She wouldn’t hand me grades in any way. No I worked hard for everyone that I got but never got an A.
I will never forget the last essay I did for her. I spent hours on it. I put every effort into it. When I got that last paper back from her on the top the following words were written…
“You finally got it…. A”
Now every word I commit to paper is as equally thought out, equally researched, and equally prepared as it was for that last essay because she pushed me to live up to my potential.