Joanne M. Weselby (1985- ) was born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, England and grew up a stone’s throw from Sherwood Forest. As an adult, despite health difficulties, she went on to obtain a first class BA (Hons) in English Literature and Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University. She was also awarded the Five Leaves Prize and the Pat McLernon Prize for outstanding achievements in her chosen field.
She now runs her own business (Magpie Creative Writing Services), working as a writer, copyeditor, researcher and ghostwriter for hire. She has been involved in a number of successful projects. She has also written a number of her own books, which are available to purchase in both digital and paperback format from Amazon, Smashwords, Scribd, and CreateSpace, amongst other retailers.