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About Me
Some of my happiest memories are entertaining my family with stories that I wrote. I've won numerous writing competitions, including the Bridport children’s prize and local library competitions. I self-published ‘Canal Girl,’ a story written aged 12, on Amazon. My fantasy trilogy ‘The Brownies of Velmoran’ centres around a humble yet courageous brownie girl who finds herself caught up in a perilous journey to find a homeland for her clan.
Type of Writer
Fiction writer (novels and short stories). Poet.
Writing Style
I love writing fantasy novels full of whimsy, enchantment and folklore. I also pen historical fiction and poetry.
I scribble sketches and paint watercolours, love spending time with my wonderful disabled pet dachshund Merry, and adore historical dressmaking and attending re-enactments and historical festivals, which provide me with lots of ideas for my stories.
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Favorite Genres
Fantasy, historical
Favorite Authors
Tolkien, Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, Charlotte E English, C.S. Lewis, Neil Gaiman, Maia Toll, Mary Norton
Favorite Poets
The Bronte sisters, Thomas Hardy, John Keats
Favorite Quote
Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else. C. S. Lewis
Favorite Music
Celtic and Classical
Favorite Movies
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Fantastic Beasts, The Avengers, Thor, Maleficent, Cinderella, Snow White and the Huntsman, Willow
Favorite Shows
The Dark Crystal, Cranford, Jane Eyre 2016, Sense and Sensibility ,Poldark
    Rated: 18+ · Fantasy · #2239516
    The third part of my epic fantasy trilogy 'The Brownies of Velmoran'
    Rated: 18+ · Fantasy · #2232421
    My writing drafts
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #2268480
    A poem about the beauty of the sea
    Rated: E · History · #2246298
    My favourite author, Charlotte Bronte
    Rated: ASR · Folklore · #2232318
    A folder containing my poetry
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