With an insatiable appetite for other people's business, Erica will readily chat with strangers in the hope of unearthing a useful gem for her writing. She finds it the best way to write authentic characters for her novels, although her two grown-up sons claim they will never recover from a childhood spent in a perpetual state of embarrassment at their mother's compulsion.
@PaddysMum2003 I couldn't possibly comment. #nospoilershere
@PaddysMum2003 I missed them as well when I finished writing the book, but then I had some new characters to amuse me!
@frankcroton It was rather lovely, though the hand painting could have been done a little more expertly. #picky