She has been a freelance contributor to leading women’s magazines and national newspapers, particularly The Times and the Guardian, and has also been editor of a number of consumer and specialist women’s magazines including Health & Fitness magazine and Girl About Town.
Claire has written 30 non-fiction books for adults and creative non-fiction titles for children, some under the pen-name, Rory Storm. Among her titles are three books in the Hodder Teach Yourself series on how to get published and how to make money from freelance writing. She has coached authors for top publishing houses and has also run writers’ workshops, always with the emphasis on fun, style and discovering your inner creativity.
Claire is married with two grown-up sons and lives on the edge of the West Pennines with her family and dog. For more information, go to www.clairegillman.com.