Name: Glyn Harper
Date of birth: 12 March 1958
Place of birth: Christchurch
Now living in: Palmerston North
What is your favourite food?
Most kinds. Pizza is pretty good though.
Do you have a nickname and if so what is it?
What was your most embarrassing moment?
Too many to choose from.
How do you relax?
Reading a good book. Movies. Fishing.
Who inspired you when you were little?
Some teachers were inspirational too.
Generally good. I had a bad two years in the third and fourth forms when I went off the rails a bit.
What was your favourite/most hated subject at school?
Favourite: English. Most hated: Maths.
What was the book you most loved as a child?
Which person from the past would you most like to meet?
Who is your favourite author/children’s author?
Why did you want to be a writer?
It’s just something I have always wanted to do.
Do you have a special place where you write your books?
When the research is completed the kitchen table at home.
What’s the best thing and worst thing about being a writer?
It’s great when people say how much they enjoyed reading your book.
Worst thing not enough time to write. “So many ideas, too little time”.
If you weren’t a writer, what would you like to be?
What advice would you give to aspiring writers?
It’s hard work, but go for it!!
This interview is from 2005.