Interviews with me

Interviews with me2018-09-17T10:30:11+00:00

Any interview with me about my fiction and non-fiction usually strays into a discussion about women’s writing and why I founded Mslexia – and any discussion of why I founded Mslexia has to start with my own experience of trying to find the time and motivation for my own creative work. So you’ll find some recentish interviews about both here.

Why Mslexia? An American perspective

An interview conducted by California-based writer Connie Post for The Review Review website, which profiles prominent literary magazines for American writers considering where to submit their work. Providing a ‘safe [...]

100 ways to write a book: insights from Mslexia

Interview for the website Prolifica, ‘an intelligent, digital coaching system designed to help writers stay motivated and hit their deadlines’. ‘Plan, splurge, edit!’ Debbie Taylor took time out of her [...]

How to submit to Mslexia

A short filmed interview about submitting to Mslexia magazine, recorded at the National Creative Writing Graduate Fair 2017

Creating the characters in Herring Girl

Because we had both written historical novels with a paranormal aspect, I shared a platform with Rebecca Mascull at the Edinburgh Book Festival. We continued the conversation on Rebecca’s blog. [...]

Past life regression in Herring Girl

Wendy Pratt interviewed me about Herring Girl for the Northeast culture website Northern Soul and we ended up discussing infertility and my session with a past-life regression therapist. Herring Girl [...]

Houses, babies and traditional beliefs

An interview by Katy Guest for the Independent. Debbie Taylor is living proof of the saying: if you want something done, ask a busy woman. This is a woman who [...]

Why I wrote Herring Girl

This reading was part of a special Mslexia Salon programmed by the Word Factory in London, which also included writing workshops and panel discussions, plus a reading by novelist and [...]