2020 was a rollercoaster ride like something out of an amusement park for me. A Spinball Whizzer of highs and lows with twists and turns that had me out of bed at five am every morning and still at my desk gone midnight most days of the week. You see, in January last year, I decided 2020 was the year I would get my debut novel Leave Well Alone into the hands of my readers. Heck, I’d been working on it for five years, surely it was time? What I didn’t anticipate, though, was achieving this goal during a global pandemic and having my children at home for nearly six months. Not to mention starting my son on the scoliosis assessment programme to prepare him for spinal surgery and supporting my husband through triple heart bypass surgery and two subsequent heart attacks. But by March, when the first lockdown started, before all my family’s trials had even begun, it was too late to back down. I felt it was a story that needed telling, and I didn’t want to look back at 2020 with regrets...


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