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I have written all of my life.
I started typing my first novel at the age of two and never looked back.
At the age of 12 I was delighted to WIN a coveted Blue Peter badge for writing a script for Grange Hill.
At 15, I was a regular gossip columnist for Gay News Magazine, whilst still studying for my ‘O’ Levels.
Then, at the ripe old age of 22, I WON a computer in a ‘Write A Blockbuster‘ competition for a national women’s magazine.
It wasn’t until 2014, when encouraged by the other members of the LA Writers Center, that I published any of my work.
It was a busy year as Mortal End: A Simmering Pit of Jiggery Pokery (gothic horror novel), followed by Pocketful of Poesies: Absolutely All Artful Alliterations (humorous short stories) and then 100% Simply Perfect Photographs (coffee table photography book) were all brought to life.
Joyfully, I am thrilled to announce that so far: Pocketful of Poesies reached #2 in the Kindle charts for TEEN & YA/ HUMOROUS and Mortal End reached #21 in HORROR/ THRILLERS with both books consistently selling well.
JONATHAN ROSS (British TV Presenter and Halloween aficianado) said about MORTAL END: “The spookiest treat for Halloween’s right here. 178 pages of dark, twisted & mysterious goings on.”
Apart from being an author, my other overwhelming creative passion is photography. In 2005, I bought a used Nikon from a friend and haven’t looked back. Somehow, its capabilities and my eye merged and I have captured some extraoridnary images.
My (graphic designer) husband James and I launched the series of 100% Photography books, starting with ‘100% SIMPLY PERFECT PHOTOGRAPHY.’
I am a member of the American Photography Association and regularly sell prints, merchandise and image licenses via my very own ETSY, PIXELS and SAATCHI online galleries.
Select images of mine are also available for sale through Walmart, Wayfair and other well known outlets in the USA.
Before dedicating my life to creating books, I had a fabulous time working as one of the world’s most successful Celebrity Bookers/ Producers and am fortunate to have been part of the ‘Talent’ team on most of the well known entertainment shows on both sides of the Atlantic and also on a number of extremely prestigious charities.
To hear more, please take a listen to this interview I did with BBC Three Counties Radio.
Thanks so much for reading this page, visiting my blog and my Etsy store, too.
3 thoughts on “About Me:”
Thanks for writing your story and exposing these atrocities.
Our experiences are here: http://bit.ly/ourNZexperience
Frank, thank you for your support and sharing the link with your experiences. Best wishes, Toula
Congratulations on your courage