What made you choose your book title? Did you have any regrets? I called my first book Feast of the Antlion. I thought it was different enough to make people look twice. Which has to be good, doesn’t it? Well I am now not so sure that it was such a clever plan. I have … Continue reading Title matters.
“What was the trigger for your book?”This simple question has made a huge difference to my approach to writing as it made me think about what was important and how perhaps I could make my stories matter. More important, it prompted me to ask, could I write something that might make a difference to someone’s … Continue reading Making it matter.
One of the most frequently asked questions I get when I say I have written a book concerning the effects of Cystic Fibrosis on a family is “Does someone in your family have this condition?” The answer is would have that to the best of my knowledge no one in my immediate family has ever … Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis
Sometimes I have an idea for a blog which gets put off because it is too painful to write. My latest book, Breathless, is a novel about a family coping with the strains of everyday life, including dealing with Cystic Fibrosis. I have angled the book more at how the family are coping or in … Continue reading It hurts.
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month. May 2012 has prompted me to set myself a challenge. This is to complete, revise and prepare my novel for publication later in the year. Okay, I can hear you ask what has that to do with Cystic Fibrosis? The book is about how four member of a family cope with the disease … Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Challenge
Community page. Give a little, help a lot. I am a writer, and am in the process of writing a novel about a family and how the family relationships are put under pressure by Cystic Fibrosis. I have been very touched by the help I have had from people who are affected by this disease who have given … Continue reading Caro Ayre, Writing to make a difference.