Sarah Potter Writes

Pursued by the Muses of prose and poetry


This week, the fabulous Rochelle Wisoff-Fields has invited me over to her blog for an interview. Indeed, this is a great honour, as Rochelle is a super-talented author, whose novels I love. She’s also the facilitator (otherwise known as The Queen, the Bus Driver and the Cat Herder) of the ever-popular Friday Fictioneers, where bloggers are given a photo prompt to write a 100-word story.

Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple


It’s my great pleasure to start the year off by interviewing Friday Fictioneers regular, Sarah Potter who lives in a house on a hill, with panoramic views over the English Channel in SE England. Sharing the house are her husband, son and chocolate Labrador, all three of whom are great supporters of her literary endeavours. When not writing novels, she pens haiku and tanka poems, takes nature photographs, grapples with bindweed and snails in the garden, invents recipes, and sings mezzo-soprano.

What made you decide to be a writer?

My love affair with writing fiction and poetry blossomed at the age of eight. I could read before I went to school, which gave me a head-start with vocabulary. My mother read me lots of books as well; ones that were too advanced for me to read myself, such as The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White. Also, she…

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  1. Dear Sarah,

    Thank you for the lovely intro. I’ll stick a pin in my swelled head now. 😉 Thank you so much for granting the interview. May it bring many more readers to your door.



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  2. Dear Rochelle,

    That would be good, although I wouldn’t want them coming to my actual door. The internet door will do! Having said that, my neighbour has bought both of my books, even though he doesn’t normally read novels. I thought this very supportive of him and most touching.

    All best wishes

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  3. I just so happen to love quirky, so Sarah is my kind of poet/writer. 🙂 Great interview.

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  4. Great interview, and I also love your picture.

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  5. Wonderful interview, Sarah! You have an amazing creative mind. I love it!

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    • Thank you, Carla. You are so kind 🙂 Today, I’m not feeling creative and have wasted the morning looking at shoes on the internet, so now I want to kick myself (no apologies for the pun). It’s not as if I bought anything. Just a sign that I need to get on with my next writing project, fast, before my brain turns to sludge.


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