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Meet the ACW Committee

Meet the ACW Committee

Angela Hobday

Angela Hobday

Chair of ACW

Angela Hobday lives in rural Norfolk with husband, Ken, an Old English Sheepdog and a rescue cat. Their rambling house is often full of children and laughter. After a career in Clinical Psychology, her love of writing fiction became serious enough for her to work for an MA in Creative Writing. For fiction she uses the name Annie Try. Losing Face, her debut novel, was published by Roundfire Books and a further 2 novels in the Mike Lewis Series by Instant Apostle. Angela’s other interests include playing the cello and dancing – although not usually both at the same time. Contact me here chair@christianwriters.org.uk

 Fiona Lloyd

Fiona Lloyd

Vice-Chair

Fiona Lloyd’s first novel, The Diary of a (trying to be holy) Mum, was published by Instant Apostle in January 2018. She has also written for Woman Alive, Christian Writer and Together Magazine. Fiona works part-time as a music teacher and is a member of the worship-leading team at her local church.
Contact me here vice-chair@christianwriters.org.uk

Marion Osgood

Marion Osgood

Overseas and Vice-Chair

Marion Osgood, having retired from nursing, now has a passion for helping and supporting writers from emerging countries to develop their skills and find their voice as writers.
Contact me here overseas@christianwriters.org.uk

Wendy H. Jones

Wendy H. Jones

Webmaster and Anthology Editor

Wendy H. Jones is the award winning author of the DI Shona McKenzie Mysteries, Fergus and Flora Mysteries, Cass Claymore Investigates and the upcoming Bertie the Buffalo picture books. She lives in Scotland when she’s not on trains, planes and automobiles travelling around the world. She is also an international public speaker and the president of the Scottish Association of Writers. Contact her here webmaster@christianwriters.org.uk

Jane Brocklehurst

Jane Brocklehurst

Admin

All Jane Brocklehurst’s published writing to date has been non-fiction. Home Freed: the Theology of Decluttering was launched as an e-book in January 2018. She enjoys exploring new types of writing, where she feels she doesn’t necessarily excel, and takes advantage of writers’ days and writing competitions to try out different styles and genres.
Contact me here admin@christianwriters.org.uk

Allison Symes

Allison Symes

Membership

Allison Symes writes flash fiction, short stories and blogs for online community magazine, Chandler’s Ford Today. Her first flash collection, From Light to Dark and Back Again, was published by Chapeltown Books in 2017 and she has also been published online and in print by Bridge House Publishing and Cafelit amongst others. Her CFT posts cover a wide range of issues pertinent to writers such as reviews, discussing how to spot a “real” writing competition, creativity etc. Contact me here membership@christianwriters.org.uk

Jane Clamp

Jane Clamp

Groups

Jane Clamp is the author of Too Soon, a devotional on the subject of miscarriage (published by SPCK, August 2018). She writes regularly for local radio and is on the Thought of the Day team at Premier Christian Radio. Additionally, she blogs for ACW and local church bulletin Network Norwich. www.janeclamp.com. Contact me here groups@christianwriters.org.uk

 Ruth Clemence

Ruth Clemence

Events

Ruth Clemence is a freelance writer and an award winning blogger. She has written for several print and online publications, enjoys writing about faith in everyday life and is the Events’ Organiser for the Association of Christian Writers. Contact me here events@christianwriters.org.uk

Rosemary Johnson

Rosemary Johnson

Competitions

Rosemary Johnson has had many short stories published online and in print, in The Copperfield Review, Circa, Radgepacket, Mslexia and Every Day Fiction. Rosemary has a special interest in historical fiction and is currently writing a novel set during the Cold War. In real life, she teaches computing, is an authorised local preacher at her church and lives in Essex with her husband and cat. Contact me here competitions@christianwriters.org.uk

 Christina Clark

Christina Clark

Treasurer

Christina Clark writes poetry with a Christian bias, although none of it is published to date. Working as an administrator for her husband’s business as required, volunteering is her go-to fill-in! She is mum to one just-adult daughter and recently took on the role of Treasurer of the Association of Christian Writers. Contact me here treasurer@christianwriters.org.uk

Dan Cooke

Dan Cooke

Technical Support

Dan is a creator of characters, premises, and worlds, but less so plots, having multitudes of them to his name, but so far no completed works. Master of starting projects but never completing them, he hopes to soon crack down on this. In the meantime, pharmacy employment within the NHS keeps him pretty occupied. Contact me here dan@christianwriters.org.uk
James Prescott

James Prescott

Magazine Editor

James Prescott is a blogger, podcaster, writing coach and author of  several books, including ‘Dance Of The Writer: A Beginners Guide To Authentic Writing’, & ‘Mosaic Of Grace’. He hosts the ‘PoemaPodcast’ on spirituality and creativity, and co-hosts the ‘Creating Normal’ podcast, which covers creativity and mental health issues. Connect with James on Twitter at@JamesPrescott77 or contact me here editor@christianwriters.org.uk

Amy Robinson

Amy Robinson

Publicity & Anthology Editor

Amy Robinson is an author, storyteller and ventriloquist. She has written three books on puppetry and performance storytelling and one children’s book, and is currently working on some more. In her role as publicity officer, she co-edited the Lent and Christmas ACW anthologies. Contact me here publicity@christianwriters.org.uk

Angela Hobday

Angela Hobday

Chair of ACW

Angela Hobday lives in rural Norfolk with husband, Ken, an Old English Sheepdog and a rescue cat. Their rambling house is often full of children and laughter. After a career in Clinical Psycholgy, her love of writing fiction became serious enough for her to work for an MA in Creative Writing. For fiction she uses the name Annie Try. Losing Face, her debut novel, was published by Roundfire Books and a further 2 novels in the Mike Lewis Series by Instant Apostle. Angela’s other interests include playing the cello and dancing – although not usually both at the same time.

Fiona Lloyd

Fiona Lloyd

Vice-Chair

Fiona Lloyd’s first novel, The Diary of a (trying to be holy) Mum, was published by Instant Apostle in January 2018. She has also written for Woman Alive, Christian Writer and Together Magazine. Fiona works part-time as a music teacher and is a member of the worship-leading team at her local church.

Overseas

Overseas

Vice-Chair

Marion Osgood, having retired from nursing, now has a passion for helping and supporting writers from emerging countries to develop their skills and find their voice as writers.

Wendy H. Jones

Wendy H. Jones

Webmaster and Anthology Editor

Wendy H. Jones is the award winning author of the DI Shona McKenzie Mysteries, Fergus and Flora Mysteries, Cass Claymore Investigates and the upcoming Bertie the Buffalo picture books. She lives in Scotland when she’s not on trains, plains and automobiles travelling around the world. She is also an international public speaker.

Jane Brocklehurst

Jane Brocklehurst

Admin

All Jane Brocklehurst’s published writing to date has been non-fiction. Home Freed: the Theology of Decluttering was launched as an e-book in January 2018. She enjoys exploring new types of writing, where she feels she doesn’t necessarily excel, and takes advantage of writers’ days and writing competitions to try out different styles and genres

Allison Symes

Allison Symes

Membership

Allison Symes writes flash fiction, short stories and blogs for online community magazine, Chandler’s Ford Today. Her first flash collection, From Light to Dark and Back Again, was published by Chapeltown Books in 2017 and she has also been published online and in print by Bridge House Publishing and Cafelit amongst others. Her CFT posts cover a wide range of issues pertinent to writers such as reviews, discussing how to spot a “real” writing competition, creativity etc.

Jane Clamp

Jane Clamp

Groups

Jane Clamp is the author of Too Soon, a devotional on the subject of miscarriage (published by SPCK, August 2018). She writes regularly for local radio and is on the Thought of the Day team at Premier Christian Radio. Additionally, she blogs for ACW and local church bulletin Network Norwich. www.janeclamp.com

Ruth Clemence

Ruth Clemence

Events

Ruth Clemence is a freelance writer and an award winning blogger. She has written for several print and online publications, enjoys writing about faith in everyday life and is the Events’ Organiser for the Association of Christian Writers.

Rosemary Johnson

Rosemary Johnson

Competitions

Rosemary Johnson has had many short stories published online and in print, in The Copperfield Review, Circa, Radgepacket, Mslexia and Every Day Fiction. Rosemary has a special interest in historical fiction and is currently writing a novel set during the Cold War. In real life, she teaches computing, is an authorised local preacher at her church and lives in Essex with her husband and cat.

Christina Clark

Christina Clark

Treasurer

Christina Clark writes poetry with a Christian bias, although none of it is published to date. Working as an administrator for her husband’s business as required, volunteering is her go-to fill-in! She is mum to one just-adult daughter and recently took on the role of Treasurer of the Association of Christian Writers.

Dan Cooke

Dan Cooke

Technical Support

Dan is a creator of characters, premises, and worlds, but less so plots, having multitudes of them to his name, but so far no completed works. Master of starting projects but never completing them, he hopes to soon crack down on this. In the meantime, pharmacy employment within the NHS keeps him pretty occupied.

James Prescott

James Prescott

Magazine Editor

James Prescott is a blogger, podcaster, writing coach and author of the several books, including ‘Dance Of The Writer: A Beginners Guide To Authentic Writing’, & ‘Mosaic Of Grace’. He hosts the ‘PoemaPodcast’ on spirituality and creativity, and co-hosts the “Creating Normal podcast, which covers creativity and mental health issues. Connect with James on Twitter at@JamesPrescott77

Amy Robinson

Amy Robinson

Publicity

Amy Robinson is an author, storyteller and ventriloquist. She has written three books on puppetry and performance storytelling and one children’s book, and is currently working on some more. In her role as publicity officer, she co-edited the Lent and Christmas ACW anthologies.

Charity

The Association of Christian Writers is a charity registered in England and Wales, no.1069839