“I started writing when I became pregnant with my twins. I had to spend months in bed, and I wrote my first novel. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t any good.”
Pregnant a second time, Faith wrote a crime novel, and through that one, she gained agent Judith Murdoch.
“I wrote a second crime novel, but it didn’t sell. Then I decided to have a go at something different. I wrote women’s fiction, and that became the debut.”
Who is Faith Hogan
1969/County Mayo. “I’ve lived in Mayo most of my life. In my twenties I tried living in America, and moved to Boston, but I didn’t warm to it. I lasted two weeks.”
St Mary’s Ballina. Studied Marketing and Design in Mountjoy Square, Dublin; Dublin City University, English and Psychology. University College, Galway, Postgrad.
Husband, James; Twins Seán and Róisín, 14; Tomás, 11, and Cristín, six,
“I work in Western Care, in day service for adults with disabilities.”
“As a child I wanted to be a farmer or a judge, or, later, a farmer’s wife. And I’d like to have become a writer sooner.”
Anne Tyler; Kate Atkinson; Kate Morton; Alan Bennett.
“I have a three-book deal, and my second, Secrets We Keep, came out as an ebook in February. It’s set in the 1950s and the present.”
“Have a comfortable chair — you will be sitting there for a long time. And just go for it. Write early in the morning, or late at night, and do it today.”
When the leading cardiologist, Paul Starr dies in a car crash, three women mourn his passing. They all believe they are his wife. And what of the pregnant woman injured in the crash. Is she Paul’s new love?
A heart-warming story about unlikely friendships.