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Clare Harvey

Clare Harvey - Editor

Clare Harvey is the acclaimed author of four historical fiction novels published by Simon & Schuster (UK). Clare has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Nottingham, and experience in creative writing tuition for all ages and abilities, from early years to retirees. Mentoring and workshop clients include Writing East Midlands, Inspire Libraries, Derby Quad, the University of Nottingham, and many others. Clare has also given talks and/or facilitated panel events for Derby Book Festival, Wirksworth Book Festival, Lowdham Book Festival, States of Independence Book Festival, Inspire Libraries, Waterstones Events, and Jarrold’s Books. She is a member of the Society of Authors and the Romantic Novelists’ Association. Clare has a background in journalism (print and radio), charity PR, copywriting, and English tuition. Clare was born in Devon, but an expat childhood, a military marriage, and a love of travel, means she has lived and worked all over the world. She now lives in Nottingham with her family.

You can find out more about Clare on her website: https://clareharvey.net

 

 

From us

WHY WE LOVE CLARE

Clare is a respected author who brings an abundance of knowledge about historical fiction. Clare will provide a deeply insightful report that draws on her own brilliant experience.

From them

WHAT CLARE SAYS ABOUT EDITING

I want you to feel buoyed up by my comments and motivated to keep going. The journey to publication can be long, and hard – think of my editorial as a pit-stop, something to energise and repair, ready for the road ahead.

For me, it’s all about paying it forward. The critiques I received as an aspiring author gave me the insight to lift my writing up to the level where it garnered interest from agents and publishers, and I would love to be able to do the same for you. My aim is not to tell you how to write – because one of the delights of storytelling is that we all have a unique voice and style – but to observe, comment and question in a way that encourages you to create your best work.

Because my published books are either wholly or partially set during WW2, fiction with that focus will be of particular interest, but anything written with energy and heart will be a pleasure to read.

What Clare works on

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Genres Clare specialises in

Fiction
Women’s
Short Stories & novellas
Historical

Clare's published books

The Gunner Girl

The Gunner Girl

The English Agent

The English Agent

The Night Raid

The Night Raid

The Escape

The Escape

Star

Star

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