Resume

Highlights

  • Over sixteen years of freelance editing experience in magazines, newspapers, fiction, non-fiction, and blogs
  • Award-winning novelist familiar with all aspects of independent publishing process
  • Established multi-genre freelance writer
  • Experience teaching writing, research, and history

Employment Summary

  • Editor/Cover Designer – Corbeau Media
  • Editor-in-Chief – The Antagonist
  • Editor – Dirty, Sexy History
  • Freelance Contributor – BBC History Magazine
  • Columnist – Feedback
  • Freelance Contributor – The Observer, The Libertine, Plugged In, Perfect Wedding, Buzz Magazine, and others
  • Visiting Speaker – RWA

Education

  • B.A. (Hons.) Ancient and Medieval History, Swansea University (2007)
  • MFA Creative and Media Writing (Distinction), Swansea University (2009)

Awards and Memberships

  • Winner: Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, Historical Romance. Tyburn, 2015 (RWA)
  • Second Place: Write Touch Readers’ Award, Historical Romance. Broken Things, 2017 (RWA)
  • RONE Nominee: Holly and Hopeful Hearts, 2017
  • RONE Nominee: Broken Things, 2017
  • Member of Romance Writers of America, the Royal Historical Society, and the Historical Novel Society

Skills

  • Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Desktop Publishing and Word Processing
  • Photography
  • Advanced Research
  • Intermediate French