Author Interview - Emma Rous
Author I draw inspiration from: Maggie O’Farrell
Favorite place to read a book: On my sofa with my dog on my lap and a cup of tea by my side.
Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Hercule Poirot
The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: I can’t remember a time that I didn’t want to be an author. I wanted to be a veterinarian as well, and it seemed easier to follow that ambition first. But throughout my six years of vet school and eighteen years in clinical practice, I never lost that niggling desire to write. In the end, in my early forties, I decided I had to give it a go.
Hardback, paperback, ebook or audiobook: paperback (but ebook when more convenient)
The last book I read: Tombland by C J Sansom
Pen & paper or computer: Planning on paper, writing on computer.
Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Sherlock Holmes
If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: wildlife conservationist and Great Ape intelligence researcher
Favorite decade in fashion history: 1960s
Place I’d most like to travel: Papua New Guinea
My signature drink: champagne
Favorite artist: Vincent Van Gogh