Julia Macfarlane

Julia Macfarlane was born and spent most of her life in the North East of England. She is proud to describe herself as a Smoggie (someone from Teesside, home to Europe’s largest chemical industry) and her stories often reflect her Northern roots. proud to describe herself as a Smoggie (someone from Teesside, home to Europe’s largest chemical industry) and her stories often reflect her Northern roots.

Julia has an eye for character, an ear for dialogue and a cynical sense of humour running through her work. She has been writing for years and had work appear in various publications. Her career has spanned working as a Tax Officer for Her Majesty’s Inspector of Taxes, being a French/German translator and working for various UK universities in business/university management.

You can read more at her blog at It’s Only Words

Julia also runs the Bognor Regis Write Club, a group for would-be professional writers; being an active member of Bognor Regis Rambling Club and Chicester Natural History Society; enjoying her grandkids; spoiling rotten her beautiful cockapoo; in fact, anything she can find to do that prevents her sitting at her desk and completing her writing projects.

Nevertheless she has managed to write and publish a book of short stories, News of Leon and Other Tales

Her Bognor Regis Write Club has produced three anthologies of short stories and poems under Julia’s editorship: ‘A Blast on The Waverley’s Whistle’ , ‘The View From Here and Meet the Winners

For more information visit her Bognor Regis Write Club

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