I too met Mari at Theakston’s Crime Writing Festival – my first time there and I booked for next year on the spot!
I am grateful to the many authors whose writing plunges me into all sorts of adventures. But I am also to grateful to their partners, working away in the background making sure that, with their support, novels continue to be written for my enjoyment. So I decided, whenever possible, I would interview the silent partners of the writing world, to acknowledge their contribution to an author’s writing life.
First up is Mo, Mari Hannah’s partner, who kindly allowed me to interview her at the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival.
How did you both meet?
We met at a party of a mutual friend. We were sitting in a corner, both very bored. We struck up a conversation and hit it off right away.
What stage was Mari at then with her writing?
She was at no stage at all. She was in a bad place, going through a divorce…
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