She loves fiction for the freedom to contradict herself and is scared of bios for fear of getting it wrong.
Anne Goodwin used to love to travel to far-off places to meet far-off people living far-off lives. Now that the world’s got smaller she prefers staying near her home in the middle of England and doing most of her exploring in her head. Some of this leaks out into her fiction and blog.
Nevertheless, balancing my personal preferences with my ambitions, I did toy with adding another line to my bio:
Any agents or publishers considering her novel should be reassured that, should they wish to publish her work, she will have the personality transplant necessary to promote it.
Coming next: something touching on the psychology of writing.