James Nash began his career as a teacher then decided to give it all up and become a writer.
He now spends much of his time travelling around the country talking to and interviewing writers about their work.
Brought up in the East Midlands, Stephanie Shields has spent her adult life in the north of England. She has combined sheep farming in the Washburn Valley, north of Leeds, with a career in further education.
Her short fiction and poems have appeared in anthologies, magazines and on radio. Her flash fiction and poetry have been shortlisted and longlisted for literature competitions. Steph’s first short story collection, Swan Landings, was published in October 2017, and is receiving very enthusiastic reviews.