Annalisa Crawford

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Gender FEMALE
Occupation Writer
Location United Kingdom
Introduction I live in Cornwall UK, with a good supply of beaches and moorland right on my doorstep to keep me inspired. I live with my husband, two sons, a dog and a cat. Despite my location, I neither surf nor sail, and have never had any inclination to try. I much prefer walking along a deserted beach and listening to the waves crashing over rocks. For this reason, I really love the beach in the winter! I write dark contemporary, character-driven stories, dealing with the confusion, deceit, surprise and enjoyment of life. I love adding paranormal elements, just when the reader is least expecting it. I write mostly about relationships: romantic, parent-child, waitress-customer, killer-victim, rebellious teenager and her psyche. I am endlessly fascinated by the way people treat each other. I have been winning competitions and publishing short stories in small press journals for many years. I am the author of two books: Cat and The Dreamer (2012) and That Sadie Thing (2013). Watch out for the next one!
Favorite Movies Fight Club, The Usual Suspects, Sliding Doors, Benny and Joon, Love Actually, It's A Wonderful Life
Favorite Music Far too much to mention
Favorite Books Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Fight Club by Chuck Palanhuick, Quite Contrary by Suzannah Dunn, Cat's Eyes by Margaret Atwood, The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom