About Rebecca Frayn
Q. What is your birthdate?
Q. Previous occupations
A. Documentary and Drama Director/Screen writer
Q. Favorite job
A. Anything that involves telling stories
Q. High school and/or college
A. Bristol University
Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
A. M Ward
Q. Favorite movie
A. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
On Books and Writing
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Richard Yates<BR>Ian McEwan<BR>Tim Winton<BR>John McGahern<BR>Helen Garner
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. <I>The Grass Is Singing</I> by Doris Lessing<BR><I>Saturday</I> by Ian McEwan<BR><I>Dirt Music</I> by Tim Winton<BR><I>A Long, Long Way</I> by Sebastian Barry<BR><I>Home</I> by Marilynne Robinson
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.