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book doctor | writer, The Literary Shed
aruna‘s professional bio / interests
I am a writer, editor/book doctor and grew up on film noir, Hitchcock and music across genre. Film and music were my first introduction to voice. I’ve published books under pseudonyms and am currently working on an island thriller. I love words in any form.
I’d like help with…
finishing a great draft. Feedback is always important.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
In my early twenties, I met Maya Angelou, in New York, when I stepped back onto her foot in high-heeled boots. I was mortified – she's a hero, one of the women of colour writers who really spoke to me growing up. She bought me a drink and spent time chatting. An act of kindness by a great woman, a great writer, one not forgotten.
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A career highlight
My first piece of writing in print – that crack when you open the cover of an untouched book, the smell of fresh paper and ink. Can’t beat it.
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11 July, 2023