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Receiving the Scroll Award
Members' News 2009
Receiving the award for Outstanding Achievement
Third prize at the Society of Women Writers & Journalists
April/May 2017

The release of my latest book, Crime in the Second World War: Spivs, Scoundrels, Rogues and Worse has led to a number of
newspaper and magazine articles, which is simply super!  Here are a few:
Fabulous Book Review by Blitzwalkers
October 2015
featured in the Dorset Echo.
September 2015
Featured in
Seven, the Dorset Echo supplement.
October 2015
Featured at
SO:To Speak,
Southampton's festival of words.  
January 2014
Featured in
Writers' Forum
November 2012
Under the Queen's Colours featured in the
Daily Telegraph in a joint promotion between
the newspaper and Apple.

Joint Second Prize in the 2010 Scroll Award
competition at the Southampton Writers' Circle.
Third Prize in the 2010 Society of
Women Writers & Journalists Lady
Violet Astor
Competition for a Published Article.
Prize awarded by Hilary Townsend  
at the society's Summer Festival at
the Royal Overseas League.
Featured in
magazine (right).
Winner of the Scroll Award
competition run by Southampton
Writers' Circle and judged by
Richard Ashman, Senior Librarian,
Southampton City Library
Highly Commended by the Society
of Women Writers & Journalists
Competition for an article published
in 2008.

Highly Commended twice in the
Society of Women Writers &
Journalists 2008 Sir Harry Brittain
Scholarship Competition.
Outstanding Achievement Award for writing and
ACOCI Connection, the Anguilla Chamber
of Commerce and Industry's newsletter.  The award
was presented at the Chamber's Annual General
Meeting in January 2008 by the Chamber's
President, John Benjamin (pictured, below).
July 2017

I am absolutely delighted to have been accepted as a member of The Crime Writers Association (CWA) for my book Crime in the
Second World War, Spivs, Scoundrels, Rogues and Worse
.  I'm now looking forward to meeting some of my fellow CWA members.
May 2018

I was surprised and delighted to receive an
award for Academic Research as part of my
MA Publishing course at Kingston University.  
January 2019

I graduated from Kingston University,
London, with an MA with Distinction
in Publishing. Phew!
July 2019

In partnership with Ian Bayley,
Sabrestorm Publishing, we have
opened Sabrestorm Stories, a new
hybrid publishing venture. Wish us