Eleanor St Clair

I come from a small village in South Wales. I’ve moved around a bit, but somehow, I always end up back here.

I started out my working life as a molecular biologist, but after falling asleep on a microscope, an incident that left me with red rings around my eyes for days, I realised that this career was not for me.

I turned to my true love — writing —working three jobs whilst studying to complete my Masters. My favourite job was in a traditional sweet shop because Sundays were quiet and I could write under the counter whilst sucking a sherbet lemon.


There’s magic in these mountains and it ruled here once before…

– the mountain runners

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the whatsapp interviews – jehan nizar

the whatsapp interviews – jehan nizar

The WhatsApp Interviews are a series of chats between me and other writers. We talk about reading and writing habits and preferences and throw in a few quickfire questions. All on WhatsApp! This week I am interviewing Jehan Nizar, an Indian short story writer who...

ten ways you should be using twitter as a wannabe writer

ten ways you should be using twitter as a wannabe writer

I recently wrote a blog post on how to get started on social media but one of the most common questions I get is, "How should I be using twitter now I have an account?" There seem to be loads of posts out there on how published writers should be using their twitter...

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