Elaine is a freelance author, journalist and qualified tutor. She is represented by the Caroline Sheldon Literary agency. Her novel, The Woolworths' Girls (Pan Macmillan) is to be published in the spring of 2017.
She is a graduate of the Romantic Novelist Association's New Writers' Scheme and enjoys working on the RNA committee as part of the conference team and RNA blog.
Elaine has written fiction and features for many weekly magazines both in the UK and overseas and sold over sixty short stories world wide.
Her work has been read in My Weekly, Dogs Today, Our Dogs,Dogs Monthly, Your Dogs, Fido Friendly, The Weekly News, Crafts Today, Dog World, Collect It, Take a Break, Build It, Chat, Chat It's Fate, Writers News,You magazine, Fast Fiction, Writers Forum, Work Your Way, Which Motorhome, Camping magazine and Organic Life to name but a few publications.
She writes extensively for websites and corporate work and leads workshops for writers on many subjects. Elaine's work can be seen in national newspapers such as The Daily Mail, The Daily Express and The Guardian. Much in demand for her opinion pieces on family life, dog ownership and the dog showing world (both in print and on radio) Elaine has been fortunate to have spoken on local radio and also BBC Woman's Hour on subjects as diverse as running a writing school, dangerous dogs and redundant husbands!
2014: Shortlisted Romantic Novelist Association Joan Hessayon
2013: Winner: Mymidon Books/Pulse Romance 'Write for Us'
Shortlisted: Festival of Romance 2012
Finalist: The Harry Bowling Prize 2012
BBC Radio Kent Short Story Writer of the Year 2003
Non Fiction Books:
Her book ShowingYour Dog, A Beginner's Guide (How To Books) is fast becoming a best seller in the dog showing world. Her second book Canine Cuisine went to number 4 in the dog book section of Amazon UK. A New Puppy in the Family was released in July 2011 and can be found in major book stores as well as online.
Diamonds and Pearls (Accent Press), a charity anthology with stories donated by 34 of the top short story writers in the UK, was co-ordinated and edited by Elaine and released on February 1st 2011. Funds from the book go to the charity Against Breast Cancer.
Elaine is honoured to have had her work published in two charity anthologies for Accent Press; Saucy Shorts For Chefs and Sexy Shorts for the Beach.
Her short story 'Waiting for Sarah' was featured in 100 Stories For Haiti and chosen to be one of the twenty stories in the audio version of the book.
Diamonds and Pearls (Accent Press), a charity anthology with stories donated by 34 of the top short story writers in the UK was edited by Elaine and released on February 1st 2011.
Elaine is a member of the Romantic Novelist Association and a graduate of their New Writer Scheme.
Links to examples of Elaine's work:
Follow this link for all books written by Elaine and also books she is associated with:
Amazon: Gracie's War
RNA Blog: http://romanticnovelistsassociationblog.blogspot.co.uk
Facebook: Elaine Everest
For fiction enquiries Elaine can be contacted via her agent, Caroline Sheldon. http://www.carolinesheldon.co.uk/