Christine Mustchin has worked as a GP in Cumbria and as a doctor in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Prior to this she studied languages, literature and cultural studies at university and has written a doctoral thesis on Samuel Beckett. Christine currently lives in Sussex and near Lake Como in Italy. NEMESIS ISLAND is her first published work of fiction.
What was the last book you read?
(in Italian) Il cane di terracotta by Andrea Camilleri (1996) (in English) Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene (1958).
Which book would you recommend to a younger version of you that hadn’t yet read it?
Thinks by David Lodge (2001).
What was the first book you remember having a big impact on you as a child?
The Doctor Dolittle series by Hugh Lofting.
What has been the hardest part about getting your ideas into print?
Definitely the marketing.
What advice would you give to an aspiring author that you wish you had been given when you first started?
How to write a good synopsis.
Christine will be at WORDfest for the Getting Published panel on Friday 8th at 6pm at Crawley Library.