Christopher Hardy Nayler

Christopher Hardy Naylor

When did you first realise you wanted to write for a living?

When I retired at 85 from a successful career as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.

Which writer, past or present, do you most admire?

Ted Hughes.

What was your first published (or performed) credit as a writer?

A play called See Me For Myself.

Which piece of writing work are you most proud of?

See above.

Who or what inspires you to write?

Telling a story with social or political implications.

How do you switch off when you’re not writing?


Which one piece of advice would you give to aspiring writers?

Keep a notebook and write every day – just an entry in a diary.

Why are you a member of WGGB?

To keep in touch.

Christopher Hardy Naylor is a retired gynaecologist and consultant obstetrician.


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