Sharon McPherson

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation writer, artist, entrepreneur
Location Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Introduction The first book I ever wrote was a very thin volume of illustrated non-fiction about my personal experience breeding rabbits; I was fourteen at the time: I still have this book today. I progressed over the next couple of years thinking 'I'm going to write a novel!' I excitedly drafted one chapter and a prologue, then forgot all about it. However, I did become a writer. I have three published works; an illustrated walker's guide to the city (Dundee); an illustrated volume of short stories based on historical facts and lore of Dundee; and a social history booklet (Stobswell). I am currently writing a novel; women's fiction - satire, psychological.
Interests rustic interiors, cottage gardens, Paris, Barcelona, Chicago, vintage clothes, horses, LS Lowry, Edward Hopper, Vincent Van Gogh, my cat and guinea pigs.
Favorite Movies Dirty Dancing, The Good Girl, Good Will Hunting, In The Cut, Misery, The Green Mile, I Am Legend, The Time Machine, Dolores Claiborn, Bridges of Maddison County, Frankie and Johnny, Single White Female, Fatal Attraction, Assasin (Bridgit Fonda), The Shawshank Redemption, Bridesmaids, Into the Wild
Favorite Books "Dr Jekll and Mr Hyde' Robert Louis Stevenson, "Maggie: a Girl of the Streets' Stephen Crane, "Cotton Comes to Harlem' Chester Himes, 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Harper Lee

If you were a pirate, how would you avoid laughing when saying 'poop deck'?

Oh, I think I will be sent to walk the plank, because I would definitely laugh.