I'm a professional writer from the UK. I write scripts, and I have published short stories, poetry and journalism for all ages. My latest script was written for a project with Hull University. They have posted it online, and this is the link to it:
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I have uploaded sample stories and poems to my portfolio, so please do have a look at them.
For more information about my scripts and stories you might like to look at my blog at http://stargleam.blogspot.co.uk/
I have also done journalism,...
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I live in the UK and have been writing professionally for more than thirty years. I have a lot of experience in writing for children and young adults (stories, scripts, ebooks, poetry) - but I have published fiction for older readers in magazines such as Quality Women's Fiction (QWF), and in a number of anthologies.
I am also a member of my local Everyman's Writers' Lab and my play, 'Investigation: Haunted House', based on real science experiments, is now being performed in schools in the Hull and Bradford areas. This is the link to the play, which Hull University have posted online:
I was also selected for the Skylines project, with Theatre Centre, London, to develop other skills in writing theatre for children and young adults.
I have just completed this project, and have written another play - a spooky, modern fairy tale for a YA audience.
My style is quirky, and my work can be laugh-out-loud funny, or tongue-in-cheek. I do write some creepy stories, ghost stories, and mysteries, but the humour is rarely far from the surface. In 'Investigation: Haunted House', for instance, there is a very feisty, girl ghost, who keeps contradicting the children's teacher. She can't hear, or see the ghost, but the children can.
I'm very versatile as I have worked in a lot of different areas. I've done free-lance journalism, and have had...
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Philippa (Pippa) Roberts
1981 - Present
I have worked as a free-lance writer since I was a student. Although I lost time to a severe illness (now diagnosed and treated) I have intermittently published journalism, stories, ebooks, poetry...
1981 - 1983
I was responsible for sorting through books and deciding what could be sold, what could be repaired, and what should be thrown away. I also frequently did counter service, dealing with members of...