Interview with Jonny English

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes! The first story I ever wrote was for Cadbury's Rowntree in England. It was about a poor African Family in the bush. I won first prize in the UK wide competition for best story.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up In the North of England, mainly on my Grandmother's farm. This experience gave me lots of ideas to write and encouragement to keep writing, and make it the best I can.
What is your writing process?
My writing process is a combination of fresh ideas and lots of memory recall.
Describe your desk
My desk is neat and tidy.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
New challenges and working towards my dreams.
What's the story behind your latest book?
It is an autobiography about growing up in North England and life in the Manchester Police Force.
When did you first start writing?
My first story for was for the Cadbury's project, and it was written in 1968. The positive encouragement I received then really sparked my writing in later years.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Exciting things to write about were my motivation, and I wanted to just get my story out there as fast as possible.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Telling people what life was like for me and sharing my experiences is the greatest joy of writing for me.
What are you working on next?
Next I will be working on Poison Heads 2, the second book in the series. I'm in the process of writing it now.
Who are your favorite authors?
So many, but I'll mention two: Enid Blyton and Luke Rienhardt.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Playing golf, reading, swimming.
Published 2014-07-13.
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Books by This Author

Poison Heads
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In Poison Heads, Jonny English writes of his first years in the Manchester Police Force at the time of the IRA bombings. A Police Constable who was actually there and on the scene, English “tells all” about life in the Manchester Police Force as it really was during the 1970s: love, corruption, violence and more. This is the true story, told by a man who was there!