Dawn Austin Locke

Dawn Austin Locke - Editor

Brighton, UK

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Overview

Your unique voice can be enhanced by a sharp-eyed overview and light creative touch. I work as a team with you, the writer, presenting your fiction, arts or humanities writing in its optimum light.
Languages
English (UK)
Fiction
Anthologies
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Poetry
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Health & wellbeing
Inspirational
Parenting & Families
Psychology

Certifications

  • BA (Hons) creativity in the Arts
  • SfEP Trained
  • RGN., HV Dip.
  • LGSM

Work experience

Editing, Drama and Creative Writing, Health.

Self-employed
January, 2012 – Present (over 8 years)

I facilitate creative writing workshops in short story and fictionalised life writing, memoir, and historical fiction. I have concurrent skills as an accident and emergency nurse, and health visitor with children and families. My writing life blends the two strands of experience, while as an editor I embrace both experiment and individuality.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

The Remains of the Way

David Boyle

The Pilgrim’s Way, the ancient thoroughfare between Winchester and Canterbury - but how did it become a symbol of resistance to those who wanted to withdraw from Europe? That is what Adrian Matinson tries to discover after his friend is found dead on the Way, leaving behind him a series of scribbled clues, which Adrian must follow to find the bizarre truth, and to save himself.What he discover... read more

The Pilgrim’s Way, the ancient thoroughfare between Winchester and Canterbury - but how did it become a symbol of resistance to those who wanted to withdraw from Europe? That is what Adrian Matinson tries to discover after his friend is found dead on the Way, leaving behind him a series of scribbled clues, which Adrian must follow to find the bizarre truth, and to save himself.What he discover... read more

Mama on a Mission: Give your self permission to shine as a woman, mother and divine creative spirit...

Laura Topper, Yvonne Skelly, Kate Bartram Brown, Mel Campbell, Patricia Iris Kerins, Belle Amatt, Zoe Owl

It is no coincidence that you are drawn here now to reading Mama on a Mission. This heart centered book written by seven empowered women PATRICIA IRIS KERINS, MEL CAMPBELL, YVONNE SKELLY, KATE BARTRAM BROWN, ZOE OWL, BELLE AMATT and LAURA TOPPER is here for you at whatever point you are in your life to shake you and wake you into knowing that you have it all right here within and all you need ... read more

It is no coincidence that you are drawn here now to reading Mama on a Mission. This heart centered book written by seven empowered women PATRICIA IRIS KERINS, MEL CAMPBELL, YVONNE SKELLY, KATE BARTRAM BROWN, ZOE OWL, BELLE AMATT and LAURA TOPPER is here for you at whatever point you are in your life to shake you and wake you into knowing that you have it all right here within and all you need ... read more

The Rainbow Snowstorm

Story Lee Markham

Ocean of Grass

Rob Upward

The year is 1884 Esther Bridge assumes she will spend all her life in the small English village where she and her family have lived for generations. Her headstrong husband, William, shocks her when he announces his plans to emigrate to America. Despite her opposition, she follows him across the ocean, and after an unhappy time in the industrial town of Minneapolis, they make a claim on prairie... read more

The year is 1884 Esther Bridge assumes she will spend all her life in the small English village where she and her family have lived for generations. Her headstrong husband, William, shocks her when he announces his plans to emigrate to America. Despite her opposition, she follows him across the ocean, and after an unhappy time in the industrial town of Minneapolis, they make a claim on prairie... read more

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