J

J

30 years old
Female
Address
chapel street, Turriff, Aberdeenshire
Ab534dl
Turriff
United Kingdom
Current Status
J ;)))
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  • What genre do you primarily write in?
    Horror
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Clive Barker, Stephen King, James Herbert, Dean Koontz
    And your seven all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Hard question. May need some time to think about that one. Clive Barkers Coldheart Canyon would definitely be there though.
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Disciplined
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Ten times? Why so little?
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    For people to like what I write.
    Your worst habit?
    For legal reasons It's probably best not to comment. I assure you I'm not an axe murderer, um, hippies and students would probably confess to this habit too. My excuse is that it helps with the writing process and I'm sticking to it!
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    At home in a small and overfilled room.
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I particularly despise that genre described as 'Chick-lit'. Bleurgh. Not that I want to offend anyone- I'm just not into it.

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  • 6 days ago
    Caducean Whisks commented on J's wall:
    Happy Birthday, J - I keep forgetting who you are (still think of you as your earlier name) - so this must be J's first birthday. Hope it's a goodie. Are you taking a car apart to celebrate? Is Bob quaking in his brake shoes?
  • 6 days ago
    Has'san commented on J's wall:
    Happy Birthday to you.
  • 7 days ago
    Chanty commented on J's wall:
    Happy Happy Birthday, hun. Hope you have a fab day today.... look forward to meeting up in York. xxx
  • 17 days ago
    The Clockwise Man II commented on J's wall:
    Hey J how'r you? :) Thanks for the Wave ;)
  • 21 days ago
    Noel commented on J's wall:
    Hi J, I hope you and Bob had a ferkin good festive season. I hear Scotland's been a bit...snowy. It's been lovely in England......heatwave....everyone walking about in shorts and T-shirts......honest!
  • 21 days ago
    J ;)))
  • 26 days ago
    Antony commented on J's wall:
    Ello.... U happy as larry are u? Have a good xmas?
  • 26 days ago
    john onceupon commented on J's wall:
    'ello 'ello. What are you doing online, Donna? I thought the Northeast had disappeared under one big snowdrift.
  • 26 days ago
    J Happy Times :)
  • 1 month ago
    Tony commented on J's wall:
    Hi Donna, Looking forward to meeting you next April. In the meantime, Happy Christmas - and Easter.

About

I'm a mechanical engineer from N.E Scotland who is obsessed with writing, reading and cars. At the moment I'm dreaming of summer and the opportunity to get my Austin mini (a proper one-not of the BMW variety) back on the road. He is terribly afflicted by tin worm. His name is Bob; inspired by that satanic ditty 'Bob the builder', except it goes a little something like this;

Bob the B*sta*d,
Can we fix it?!
Not bloody likely

I should mention I rescued Bob when he was stripped out for stock car racing- I only bought him because a woman in floral leggings wanted to buy him. He came complete with a forged M.O.T; I know this because I discovered a fred flintstone type hole under the carpeting beneath the pedals. Nice
* Thankfully, they make those new certificates now; they can't be doctored with hairspray and a hair-dryer

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  • Caducean Whisks
    by Caducean Whisks 6 days ago

    Happy Birthday, J - I keep forgetting who you are (still think of you as your earlier name) - so this must be J's first birthday. Hope it's a goodie. Are you taking a car apart to celebrate? Is Bob quaking in his brake shoes?

  • Has'san
    by Has'san 6 days ago

    Happy Birthday to you.

  • Chanty
    by Chanty 7 days ago

    Happy Happy Birthday, hun. Hope you have a fab day today.... look forward to meeting up in York. xxx

  • The Clockwise Man II
    by The Clockwise Man II 17 days ago

    Hey J how'r you? :)

    Thanks for the Wave ;)

  • Noel
    by Noel 21 days ago

    Hi J, I hope you and Bob had a ferkin good festive season. I hear Scotland's been a bit...snowy. It's been lovely in England......heatwave....everyone walking about in shorts and T-shirts......honest!

  • Antony
    by Antony 26 days ago

    Ello.... U happy as larry are u? Have a good xmas?

  • john onceupon
    by john onceupon 26 days ago

    'ello 'ello. What are you doing online, Donna? I thought the Northeast had disappeared under one big snowdrift.

  • Tony
    by Tony 1 month ago

    Hi Donna, Looking forward to meeting you next April. In the meantime, Happy Christmas - and Easter.

  • Antony
    by Antony 1 month ago

    Bonjour Donna... How are u? Merry Christmas and a happy new year just incase we don't speak again until then! Were u been?

  • Tony
    by Tony 2 months ago

    Hi J. I didn't notice the metamorphasis 10 days ago. DMC is dead - long live J. Is this the new you? Single name, like Madona or Britney. J - knows her own mind; going places; powerful.
    Are you thinking of comig down to York next April for the Festival of Writing?