Hello, My name is Sarah Tyley and I grew up on a dairy farm in Somerset and had the most fantastic childhood, during which I developed an unwavering love for cows. I would have to be biased towards Friesians, but really, any cow will do. And the funny things is, that in my adult years, I have traveled, lived and worked overseas for most of it – and 90% of the time I have found myself never very far from a herd of cows.
I have written a diary since I was twelve, and some years ago I thought to myself ‘hey, that must mean I’m a writer’ – and so I embarked on short stories. I never quite got the hang of those, but drew a picture of a jumbled pile of spaghetti one day, that I felt represented my thoughts and emotions at that time – and the seed was sewn for the idea of a novel. In 2006, I took the month of November off work, dusted down my office desk and signed up for Nanowrimo. 30 days later I had written 90,000 words, and the first draft for what has become Spaghetti Head.
I currently live in France and spend my between gardening, writing and playing tennis.
You can connect with Sarah on her facebook page @SarahTyleyAuthor and Twitter @sarah_tyley or visit her website http://sarahtyley.co.uk