Interview with Writer Peggi Tustan
Welcome to Real Life. My writer-friend, Raani York, kindly published a recent interview with me.
I want to thank you first of all for your readiness to be part of this interview and permit me to publish it on my blog. I did choose you because I have heard of you before and would like for other people to know you and your writing better.
Would you explain what made you write in the first place and when you felt the need to write?
As a child, I dreamed of writing a book. I can picture my eight-year-old self on the edge of my bed, notebook in hand, penning my first novel. However, I lost confidence and never pursued the dream. Yet, writing remained an integral aspect of my being. I would journal, write for and edit newsletters, and had a strong need to capture every major life event on paper.
I’ve always been a voracious reader. Books (both fiction and non-fiction) have greatly impacted my life. Six years ago, while reading a book, God resurrected my childhood writing dream. I was inspired. I had things to say. I set out to learn the craft by attending writer’s conferences, taking courses, and reading books on writing... (Continued on Raani's blog.)
Raani York has published articles, letters, short stories, poems, continuation stories and novels. Her latest novel is Dragonbride.
Raani was educated in Switzerland and the U.S. She speaks four languages and several dialects. She works and lives in Switzerland and the U.S. and travels extensively. She likes to entertain her readers and enjoys personally connecting with them. Read more about Raani on her website: www.raaniyork.com.