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BLOOD TYPE: Try Not To Breathe author Holly Seddon @HollySeddon @corvusbooks #writingtips


CRIME AUTHORS SPILL THEIR GUTS ABOUT WRITING. Every Thursday top-notch authors of psychological thrillers and crime fiction share their writing secrets – and the secrets to their success – with you and me.

“I try not to take the quick/easy route but instead do the difficult thing “

This week: HOLLY SEDDON author of Try Not To Breathe and Don’t Close Your Eyes

Tell us about yourself…

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I’m a British author, living in Amsterdam. My first book, Try Not to Breathe was published in 2016 and my second, Don’t Close Your Eyes has just been published. A third is being edited right now…

When I’m not writing, I’m hanging out with my dog Arnie, my kids and husband, or lifting weights.

How do you pick character names? Do any have special meaning to you?

Some times they just pop into my head, like Alex Dale from Try Not to Breathe. I was writing the very first scene with her and the name came out on to the page without any conscious thought, and I loved it.

Robin from Don’t Close Your Eyes is special to me. Her full name is Robin Marshall. Music is a big part of her… TO READ INTERVIEW IN FULL, CLICK HERE

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