Five on Friday

‘Five on Friday’ is a regular blog feature which is proving popular with readers as well as those taking part. The idea grew out of a Q&A post I was putting together for an author who said they were fed up of either being asked the same questions or asked random (& sometimes bizarre) odd questions.

I’ve opted for a series of standard questions whose answers can be light and fun, or offer the scope for a deeper response depending on how the author wishes to respond. Ideally the answers will be a mix of the two, but I hope the questions are such that they allow readers to get a sense of the author, and their personal likes, desires and hopes. The aim is to learn more about the person behind the books. The feedback from readers has indicated that not only has this feature introduced them to new authors, but also encouraged them to try genres outside their norm based on the fact they ‘like’ an author’s responses and are keen to investigate further. It’s also a reminder to go back and revisit some old favourites.

The following (and me!) have all taken part, just click on their name to see their responses.

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A

Afraid of the Light – author specoial

Alexander, Rose revisited 2022

Ashman, Rob revisited 2022

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B

Bailey, Murray

Bairden, Sharon

Baldwin, Jackie

Barclay, Linwood revisited 2022

Barrow, Judith

Barton, Cath

Batchelor, Penny

Beckler, David

Beech, Louise Revisited 2022

Beevis, Keri

Belfrage, Anna

Benjamin, Tom

Berriman, Amanda revisited 2022

Billingham, Mark revisited 2022

Blake, Mollie revisited 2022

Blake, Sam

Boleyn, Darcie

Booker, Simon

Booth, Sharon

Brookfield, Amanda

Brownlow, Dominic

Browne, Sheryl

Bruce, Alison

Buchan, Elizabeth

Burton, Sarah

Bushell, Lynn

Butland, Stephanie (2018) Revisited (2021)

Byrne, Jack

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C

Cable, Jane

Cardew, Lottie

Chase, Clare

Chaudhuri, A A

Chilton, Esther

Chong, Mairi

Clancy, Mary

Coates, Anne (2018) Revisited (2021)

Coleman, Lucy

Copperthwaite, Barbara revisited 2022

Couchman, Vanessa

Craven, M W

Cresswell, Allie

Croft, Elle

Crouch, Robert

Cumming, Graeme (2017) Revisited (2021)

Cummings, Harriet revisited 2022

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D

Davis, Audrey

Davis, Jane

Delargy, James

Dixon, Patricia (2017) Revisited (2021)

Dove, Rachel

Dowd, Victoria

Doyle, Jill (aka Jill’s Book Cafe)

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E

Edwards, Jan

Edwards, Martin

Ellis, Kate

Enger, Thomas

England, Caroline revisited 2022

Ensor, Jenny

Erskine, Fiona

Evans, David (2017) Revisited (2021)

Ewins, Tim

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F

Featherstone, Sue

Fein, Louise

Fenwick, Liz

Field, Kate revisited 2022

Finch, Paul

Finlay, Caz

Flynn, Clare

Forder, Tony J revisited 2022

Foskett, Keith revisited 2022

Francis, Lynne

Furniss, Jo revisited 2022

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G

Gale, Patrick

Gibney, Patricia

Glen, Joanna

Grand, Mary

Green, Erin

Greenwood, Juliet (2017) Revisited (2021)

Greenwood, Ross

Gregory, Louise

Greyson, Christopher

Griffiths, Elly

Griffiths, Rebecca

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H

Hall, Lisa revisited 2022

Halton, Linn B

Hannah, Mari revisited 2022

Hartigan, Cathie

Harvey, Bev

Hayes, Jules

Herwin, Misha

Hewitt, Sue  revisited 2022

Hogan, Faith

Hogan, Ruth revisited 2022

Hollingdrake, Malcolm

Holten, Noelle

Houston, Julie

Howard, Rosie

Huber, Linda, revisited2022

Hughes, Jane Elizabeth

Hughes, Pernille

Hunter, Cara

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I

Ironmonger, John

Isaac, Jane revisited 2022

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J

Jackson, David

Jackson, Kiltie

Jackson, Michelle

James, Caroline

James, Daisy

Jeffrey, Diane revisited 2022

Johnson, Julia Claiborne (2017) Revisited (2021)

Johnstone, Doug revisited 2022

Jones, Alan

Jones, Bev

Jordan, Eva

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K

Kedie, Steven

Kelly, Karen

Kirkham, Gina (2017) Revisited (2021)

Kist, Heleen

Kluver, Joy

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L

Lee, M J

Ley, Rosanna

Langdale, Kay

Lingwood, Alison

Lloyd, Chris

Lovekin, Carol

Lumsden, Richard

Lynes, S E

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M

MacMillan, Gordon

Maine, Sarah

Marsh, Alec

Martin, Heather

Mason, Amanda

May, Nicola

Maycock, B R

McDonald, Chris

McDonnell, Caimh revisited 2022

McGinn, Marjory

McVernon, Lynne

Mark, David revisited 2022

Michael, Simon revisited 2022

Midorawaka, Emily

Miller, Catherine

Minett, Graham

Missen, Belinda

Mitchell, Lucy

Moorcroft, Sue

Moore Thorne

Mullen, Owen

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N

Nolan, Dominic

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O

Osborne, Susi

Oswald, James

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P

Pape, Susan

Perrat, Liza revisited 2022

Petch, Angela

Peters, Glynis

Pollard, Helen (2017) Revisited (2021)

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Q

Quantrill, Nick revisited 2022

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R

Radford, Cherry revisited 2022

Redland, Jessica

Rees-Price, Cheryl

Rhodes, Kate

Riley, Mary-Jane

Risdon, Jane

Robson, Amanda revisited 2022

Rolfe, Helen J

Ross, Leonora

Ruth, Jan

Ryan, W C

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S

Salisbury, Emma

Sargeant, Rachel

Saxon, Diane

Scott, Eliza J

Scragg, Robert

Selman, Victoria

Shaw, William

Sherratt, Mel

Sigmarsdóttir, Sif 

Sigurðardóttir, Lilja 

Simants, Kate

Simcox, Adam

Sivers, Dave

Skea, Margaret

Smith, Nikki

Smy, Glynis 

Snow, Suzanne

Southward, Adam

Steadman, Helen

Stonehill, Rebecca

Stoneley, Zara Revisited 2022

Stormont, Anne

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T

Taylor, Matson

Tector, Amy

Teddern, Sue

Thomson, Lesley

Trotter, Janet MacLeod  revisited 2022

Tyce, Harriet Revisited 2022

Tyler, Terry (2018) Revisited (2021)

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U & V

Videcette, David (2017) Revisited (2021)

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W

Wainwright, Noreen

Waller, Anita

Walters, Alex

Walters, Louise

Ward, Sarah

Watson, Sue

Webber, Christine (2018) Revisited (2021)

Whitelaw, Jonathan

Wilfred, Ian

Wilkinson, Laura

Williams, T A

Wilson, Shelley

Wood, Trevor

Wyer, Carol revisited 2022

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XYZ

Yetter, Gabrielle

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