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A Little Bit About Me.

I am a writer with a few self published stories to my name.   I am now represented by the rather fabulous Jo Moult of Skylark Literary Agency and we are working on getting some of my books into the hands of mainstream publishers.

I began my adult life training as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital.  Whilst I loved every minute of my training, I realised that I wanted to do two jobs and neither of them involved nursing.  I wanted to teach children with special needs and I wanted to write stories.

I took my teaching degree and have worked in several primary schools, mostly mainstream but some special needs too which I adored.

When I took a break to have my two daughters I began following my other love and wrote my first (pretty awful!) book.  I haven't stopped since and now have 9 finished manuscripts and a bundle of picture books.  I spend a lot of time attending writers' festivals, workshops and book groups and I have joined all sorts of fabulous groups such as the FCBG, Children's Book Circle and SCBWI (all worth googling if you have an interest in children's books and writing.)

I now live in Reading with my two sprouting daughters Lily and Jemima, husband Will and the true head of our utterly bonkers collie cross, Pippi.