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'The largest group in the population'

24 September 2007

'Demographically women of my age group are the largest group in the population and certainly of the book buying population and we are not very well catered for.

I think publishers are becoming more aware of this. We are intelligent, well read, have brought up families, we have been to universities, we have professional qualifications and nearly all of us have worked hard and maybe now have a little more time. Some of us have grandchildren and may have grandparents still living.

I think there's a huge market for literature which deals with that. I think it is an extraordinary time in our lives.'

Sarah Challis, author of Footprints in the Sand, in Writers' ForumBritish writers' magazine which is highly recommended for all writers. It features wide range of news and articles which help writers to improve their work and get published: