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Book: Paint Me A Picture by Patsy Collins

Book: Paint Me A Picture by Patsy Collins

categories: Book, Character LED, Gardening, Death, Friendship, Relationships, Portsmouth, Food, Clean, Painting

Patsy Collins

Author Patsy Collinsabout this book: Paint Me a Picture is the story of Mavis Forthright and how her character develops. I felt the title was appropriate partly because learning to paint helps Mavis learn to enjoy life, but also because I feel I've painted a picture of the changes she goes through.

As with painting her personality is built up layer by layer, with some pieces needing to be reworked or covered up.

Usually though with painting it's not necessary for those we dislike to die in order to allow light onto our work. Nor do the death of friends threaten to drain our world of colour.

Paint me a picture took ten years to write, although I worked on other stories during that time. It's 103,000 words. The story is set mainly around Portsmouth, England.

Mavis Forthright lives in the same area as the author and shares her interests in reading, gardening and trying new foods, but their personalities and life experiences are very different.

The cover design is by Gary Davies. It shows the Round Tower in Portsmouth - a place which is important both to the main character and to the author.

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