Interview with Mark Binmore

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Today’s interview is with Mark Binmore. Welcome to the blog, Mark. 

Hey Lela, good to be here.

Tell us something about yourself.

binmore-author-picBritish born and now divide time between my homes in London and South of France with my partner, dog, cats and over 500 pairs of shoes.  Aside from writing I own and manage a small bed and breakfast – Maison De L’Orb – so throughout the summer I get to be inspired by guests from all corners of the world who stay with us.

That’s a lot of shoes! At what point did you know you wanted to be a writer?

I guess I have always been a writer.  As a kid and even now I have a strange passion for stationary, pens, paper, notebooks…I used to write poems and short stories and just store them away.  I have always kept a diary since the mid-1980s so they…

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Interview with DL Andersen

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Today’s interview is with DL Andersen, who is a contributor of the Agorist Writers Workshop anthology Echoes of Liberty. Somehow when I ran that series of interviews, I missed her. Welcome to the blog, Diane. Tell us something about yourself.

Hello, Lela. First of all, thank you for taking time to interview me. I’m a native Midwesterner growing up in the heartland of America. I spent my childhood in Missouri and have lived in Illinois as an adult since college where I earned a degree in education. I have since taught in nearly every grade level and school setting in the past 30 years. Currently, I’m a private music instructor in piano, violin and voice.

At what point did you know you wanted to be a writer?

That’s been a long and difficult road with no simple answer. I actually fought the idea of being a writer all the way back…

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Interview with Allison Clarke

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Today’s interview is with Allison Clarke. Welcome to the blog. Tell us something about yourself.

I’m from Alberta, Canada.

Nice! I’ve driven through Alberta a couple of times. At what point did you know you wanted to be a writer?

I knew I wanted to be a writer since grade six, when I wrote my first children’s story that was made into a book for a class I was taking. The children’s story was called “The Grass People.” It was an allegory of spring and summer, especially in terms of how the grass looks. I might revisit the story later, and publish it as a children’s book.

Alison ClarkeIt’s great to have such a history of stories to draw from. Tell us about your writing process.

I read and dream a lot. This is how the writing begins.

What is your favorite genre … to read … to write?

I don’t have…

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