About the Author

Charlotte Comley is a writer, creative writing tutor and professional storyteller. Her fiction has been published by Ether Books, Darwin Evolutions, Flash Flood, Chuffed Books, Dagda Press and 1000 words. Her non-fiction work has appeared in magazines such as The Green Parent, Take a Break, Woman’s Weekly, The Motion Online, Words and Pictures and Grow It. She has written and published ten educational resources books.

Charlotte Comley was one of the writers and script editors of Express FM Conway Street, a radio soap airing three times a week for eighteen months. Charlotte went on to write some radio advertisements. She has also managed to win the odd writing award and came highly commended at The Winchester’s Writing Conference competition for children’s fiction. The White Rabbit Theatre Company has selected her work twice for the ‘Are You Sitting Comfortably’ performances at Winchester.

She has performed at:
– The Umbrella Festival at The Groundlings Theatre
– The Pint Pot of Fire, Alton Word Festival.
– Wordsouth, Havant
– Portsmouth Book Fest 20 x 12
– Lammas Day Festival (Worthing)
– Southsea Show
– Portsmouth Victorious Festival
– Pop Up Dickens
– Lees Park
– Square Towers, Portsmouth

She was short listed for the You, Me and Everyone project in Portsmouth, and has won various prizes at poetry Cafes and Spoken Word Evenings.

She is a member of SCWBI, New Writing South, Portsmouth Writing Hub and Tongues and Grooves.

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  1. Dear Charlotte Comley

    I have sent you a friend request on fb SCBWI group. I watched your YouTube videos about Arts Council grant application, where you have suggested to get someone (who knows about the AC grant application form) check through the application form.

    I was wondering, when I have read the process of how to apply, etc, guidance pages, and draft for my application to apply for the literature grant for publishing my two books, if you would be able to read my application form or not. If you would like to, I would like to know, how much you would charge for reading the draft details. – My picture book story is about a little bilingual girl who has selective mutism anxiety disorder and the non-fiction book for adults has information and notes for parents and teachers about how to help children with SM, resources, etc. I will take quotations from self publishing companies. October is SM awareness month, so I have decided to request you.

    I hope hope it is okay to write and enquire about this. If you need any other information, please let me know. Looks like you are in Portsmouth. Incidentally, I am going to a school in Portsmouth for intercultural work. I wish I wrote to you before and if it suited you to see me, I could have met you. Never mind, if you have time, I can talk to you or meet you, or just email you to save time. It just goes, do not know where.

    I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you in advance. Take care.

    Regards
    Susmita

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