Marcus Sedgwick - AUTHORFILE

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My hair colour: Brown
My eye colour: Blue
My shoe size: 10
My star sign: Aries
My favourite book when child: Old Peter’s Russian Tales – Arthur Ransome
My favourite fictional character: Flay, in Gormenghast
Books that inspired me to become a writer: The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper
The Changes - Peter Dickinson
A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway
My favourite author: Christopher Priest (at the moment)
My ideal reading position: Recumbent
My usual means of marking a place in a book: Scrap of paper
My favourite time of year: Late summer
My favourite time of day: Morning
My best time for working: Morning
The first piece of writing I was paid for was: Floodland
My favourite TV show: Don’t think I have one. Maybe University Challenge (known as universally challenged), or Time Team (for the laughs...)
My favourite actor: Cary Grant at the moment, just for 'North by North West'
My favourite song: 'Sad Waters' – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
The creaure comfort I would most unwillingly relinquish: Bath
My favourite sweet food: Very dark chocolate
My favourite savory food: Pizza
My typical bedtime is: 10 o'clock
My favourite year of childhood: 1976
My mousemat design: Don’t have one – I’ve got an optical mouse that works on anything. Almost.
The tidiest place in my home is: The bedroom
The untidiest place in my home is: My study
The working tool I would least like to do without: My lovely shiny new flat-screen imac!