I live in Suffolk and have an interest in both historical fiction and non-fiction. I have written one historical novel which I self-published this year. This is about Joan of Arc, told from the perspective of her mother (Far From Home). Currently I’m writing a local history relating to suffragette activity in and around Ipswich a hundred years ago, and hope to use this research to help with my next novel. I have a leaning towards women’s history, and also like working with women on related projects – for example, I’m involved with a group developing a town trail depicting women who have contributed to the life of Ipswich over the centuries.