"WE WALKED for hours and hours searching for a castle. We must have looked weird, with Ma carrying her rucksack and me still in pyjama bottoms, cos that was the first time I noticed the way some people can look everywhere except at you."
1. When did you think about turning your passion for literature as a career and what were your first steps into it? The first inklings came around 1995/96 when I was working in The Bookshop at Queen's.
HOW do you follow the mega global success of a book like The Girl On The Train, the hottest thriller of the decade? It's a question Paula Hawkins must have asked herself when she sat down to pen her second standalone thriller, Into The Water – and the 44-year-old admits she has the jitters about how people will react to her latest offering.
NOW here's a most Zarjaz event for fans of 'the galaxy's greatest comic', 2000 AD: this weekend's Enniskillen Comic Fest features an impressive roll call of 2000 AD-related guests to tie in with the venerable title's ongoing 40th anniversary celebrations.