Hi I’m Jane Finch and I live in UK in the summer, and with a name likethe Finch have to be a snowbird and spend the winters in Spain.
I have always needed to write. I remember at school sneaking to the far end of the playing field at break times with paper and pen and just scribbling down short stories and poems.
When I was sixteen I won a national short story competition, and that encouraged me to keep writing. Various projects and stories accumulated in a desk drawer until my son was born. He was severely bullied at school and I was steered into writing about bullying which I tackled by writing stories about the animal world. All of my children’s stories deal with life issues such as bullying, racism, and the importance of teamwork.
I joined several peer writing groups, reading other writers’ works and critiquing…
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