I've asked permission from Susan Blackburn before adding her comments to my blog. This is what she emailed me -
'Just had to write and say Handy Hints for Writers is just great and sooooooo full of your usual warmth, wit and humour.And, of course, choc a bloc with - er - fantastic handy hints for writers.
Fabulous. Congratulations on a real winner - I'm inspired already. Getting going is the worst thing isn't it and I was inspired to finally start my short story that's been mulling around in the old brainbox for a while and I just couldn't get going!! Now all done, put away to go back to tomorrow again for some more editing. (I love that bit!!!)'