My core writing these days is ghostwriting and fiction.
However my wider experience includes:
Non-fiction books – My four books have been about food and health. My first one was about children’s vaccination, which came about after my daughter’s life-threatening reaction to a vaccine.
Journalism – I spent many years as a feature journalist, writing for a huge variety of consumer and corporate outlets. I wrote for outlets as diverse as Teletext, the Guardian’s Women’s Pages, Guardian’s Money pages, and magazines including Good Housekeeping and Pregnancy and Birth.
B2B copywriting – I researched and wrote corporate copy for Prudential’s in-house magazine, Pru News. I also volunteered for Crisis, writing newsletters and promotional material.
Publishing – I worked for a small publishing company, Pocket Issue, which produced succinct and punchy books covering the big issues of the day, in book and audio form. As well as editing and commissioning titles, I wrote three books on health issues for Pocket Issue.
Digital publishing – Together with two partners, I set up a luxury boutique lifestyle website, myfriendslike.co.uk. For three years I worked as founding editor and writer. I currently write as a reviewer and feature writer for writingtimes.co.uk.
Education – MA in Creative Writing. Diploma in Periodical Journalism. BSc in Business Studies.