Janet Queen

Janet Queen

Writing for Magazines

Creativity, discipline and a love of words can help you on your way to becoming a freelance magazine writer. Janet Queen will describe her own experiences in the world of magazine writing and will also help you to discover your own specialist niche market. Members will have the opportunity to prepare and then discuss a short piece of work during this session.

Janet Queen is a gardener and writer living near Carlisle in Cumbria. For twenty years she has tended a six-acre garden at Rose Castle, the fortified Border residence of the bishops of Carlisle for around eight centuries. Janet’s book, Diary of a Bishop’s Garden, was published in 2009. Presently, she writes gardening features for Cumbria Life magazine and the Cumberland News newspaper, and is researching for a future project – a historical fiction novel set in Cumbria and northern Tuscany.


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