|I am an experienced Freelance Writer, published Author and Sub-Editor with over 20 years of experience. I have Sub Edited Magazines, & been published in titles such as: Housing Association, GreenFinder, Countryside la Vie, The Beacon, Niche & Achieve. I love writing Product Descriptions, Blogs & Independent Reviews or Case Studies. Of course I also write Website copy, Press Releases, Tweets , and Speeches…I provide Training for how to use social media effectively, either 121, or in-house for your staff, covering LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Blogging, and provide a blog hosting service for any business that doesn’t have their own blog channel.
I run a Vintage Bookshop in Loughborough and manage a Mobile Bookstall taking a pop-up bookstop to events, shows, Day Centres, Coffee Mornings and Hospitals.
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In my spare time I record a monthly magazine for the Merton Talking Newspaper which was set-up by my Father Eric Walford M.B.E.
I believe the secret to being a good writer is twofold; firstly a good education and mine was a particularly good all girls Grammar School in London, and secondly, a varied experience of life, and I certainly have that too…
My first job was as a catwalk Model for Charmont Fashion House in Eastcastle Street London W1, before leaving the UK to become a Professional Drummer with an all-girl Rock Band, and travelled the length and breadth of Europe for some years.
I have worked for a large National Charity as their Head of Marketing for 8 years, various non-for-profit’s, and the statutory sector Managing Partnership Boards for Safeguarding Children, Looked After Children, Teenage Pregnancy, and Autism. I have a PG Dip and PG Cert in Management and in Health and Social Care.
As an accredited Expert Trainer for Edward De Bono Thinking Skills – trained by Edward De Bono himself!, I bring a wealth of knowledge about how to engage with your particular target market to each new writing assignment. I have written 2 books on teaching children at Key Stage 3 and 4 using De Bono Theories, and these were published by Atkey Solutions, and are sold as teaching resources.