Diane Paul

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Writer,editorial consultant,piano tutor
Location United Kingdom
Introduction I'm an avid reader, a writer and pianist. I run Keyword Editorial Services - www.keywordeditorial.com - an editorial consultancy helping writers. I teach creative writing and piano. I've earned my living in journalism, public relations and publishing. I've had three books published and won two book awards, have an MA in scriptwriting and I love cats, mosaics, art, the ukulele, walking in the country and by the sea and being quiet. Have lived and worked in Paris where Mr Shakespeare's was a favourite haunt. Can be contacted for book review requests or information through bookblogforbookworms@keywordeditorial.com If you would like to learn the piano, log onto http://www.manchesterpianotutor.co.uk Below are some of my friends' paintings and sculptures.
Interests Writing, playing piano, reading, mosaics, art history and appreciation, things spiritual, learning, ukulele
Favorite Movies Jules et Jim, A Matter of Life or Death, The Duel, anything starring Jeanne Moreau. Breakfast at Tiffany's and Roman Holiday for Audrey, Slumdog Millionaire.
Favorite Music Beatles, much classical: Chopin, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Mozart, Scarlatti, Bernstein, Gerschwin, Ravel's La Valse.
Favorite Books Anything by Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Dumas, Barbara Vine, Anita Brookner, Enid Blyton, Winnie the Pooh, Perfume (Susskind).

The first time you had your shoes taken off - how surprised were you to see that you still had toes?

Surprised I had feet never mind toes.