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Writing, writing, writing! Additionally, anything to do with the supernatural, Feng Shui, spending time with my partner and children, decorating, comedy and horror movies, art - particularly portrait drawing and doing caracatures


Why do you like writing?
Jan Andersen: It is an emotional release, it informs other people, my words can be a source of comfort to others, they can be thought-provoking or can make people rock with laughter. My main aim is for people to derive pleasure from my work.

When did you start writing and why?
Jan Andersen: I found it was the best way of expressing myself and I also discovered that I had the ability to make people laugh.

How long have you been writing?
Jan Andersen: All my life as a hobby, but as a serious freelance writer for the past six months

What is the best book you have ever read?
Jan Andersen: Ooh, that's a difficult one, but one of the best has to be, "Bridget Jones Diary" and anything by Bill Bryson

Who is your favorite author?
Jan Andersen: Bill Bryson

What is the best story you have ever written?
Jan Andersen: Anything that has achieved an enormous response from its readers

What is some advice you would give new writers?
Jan Andersen: Have belief in your talent, don't listen to pessimists and never, ever give up!!!