Y. A. Erskine
author of The Brotherhood
Ten Terrifying Questions
1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled?
I was born and raised in Devonport on the beautiful north west coast of Tasmania. When I wasn’t at school my parents knew they’d find me at the beach. At eighteen I headed south to Hobart for uni – a Bachelor of Arts with a double history major. At twenty one I joined the police force because … well … it seemed like a good idea at the time. Steady job, good pay etc. I moved back up to the coast to police in and around my home town but always felt that I wasn’t cut out for the job. In an attempt to find a new career, I did a part time Dip Ed whilst still policing and briefly taught at the local high school. As it turned out I was an even worse teacher than I was a copper! I returned to policing for a few more years whilst studying and writing on the side. At the ripe old age of thirty six I became serious Continue reading