Jane Rusbridge Author of The Devils Music and Rook

Questions? Here are some answers …


I love talking about books, writing and the creative process so if you have any questions please feel free to send them my way. However, I’ve enjoyed several interviews about Rook since it was published; these are the ones available online – you may find your answer already here.




We Love This Book Interview with Janette Currie: on Simon Schama, landscape and memory, and writing difficult emotional scenes.

My Undercover Soundtrack with Roz Morris: on music and writing Rook ‘wrestling with ferocity over the music’

Words Unlimited: writing into the dark, Heaney’s Preoccupations and gifts from the unconscious.

Worthing Book Network : family secrets and untold stories; growing up in Bexhill-on-sea; the  ‘extraordinary magic that lies in the everyday’

Novel Kicks : planning v. not planning; 5 tips for new writers; do writers have favourite characters?

Strange Alliances Why Rook begins with an intimate scene on a battlefield – and other questions. With Elaine Aldred.

Services to Literature : Rook’s journey; imprinting and my mother-in-law’s pet rook; why colour is important to me as a writer.

What the Dickens? Literary Magazine: p6: route to publication, reasons for writing and research.

Vanessa Gebbie’s blog : on research, finding a uniting thread, and love of landscape.

How I Write: for Untitled Books.

Interview with Jackie Buxton for Chase Magazine

Posted in General | Written By February 19, 2013