British short story author and writing coach based in France. Junior Editor at Flash Fiction Online. Charlie has had involvement in publishing short fiction and offering consultation on novels for a number of years while also teaching how to write fiction, both locally and online. She believes that good writing is as much about effective editing as it is about creating the initial idea.
Even the most experienced writers need a fresh pair of eyes to go over their work, advise on weak areas and where the story strengths lie, be it in fiction or memoir. The relationship between writer and editor/coach/mentor is one of trust and teamwork, to navigate a path together towards crafting clear and compelling stories while retaining the vitally unique flavour of the author's style and voice.
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, she also had a career in sales, services and marketing...