I learned to read at the age of four. My first day at school, we recited the alphabet; something of a let down after the knuckle-whitening thrills of the 'Janet and John' reading series. In class, I daydreamed often. Aged six, I wrote my first piece of flash-fiction; 'I had a Tom Cat, he ate my duck.'
In my teens, I left Herefordshire, headed to London and got my degree in textiles. Since then I've worked as a secretary, shop assistant, puppeteer, dance teacher and most recently as a TEFL teacher.
After moving to Amsterdam, I started writing fiction. Under the pseudonym, Susan Carey I have had stories and poetry published, and performed by Short Story Radio and Liars' League. I was shortlisted in Mslexia poetry and Fish Publishing competitions. My latest flash-fiction will be in the 'Twisted Tales' anthology, coming out on October 11th. I blog here:http://amsterdamoriole.wordpress.com
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