I was a journalist and copywriter before building a career as a sales and marketing director in industry. Having always written, I completed the Curtis Brown Creative Writing course before writingThe Story After Us.
As a mother and stepmother to four teenagers while holding down a fairly full-on job, I wanted to write grown-up commercial fiction about messy, modern love and families - with all their heartbreak, humour and hope.
I grew up in Cornwall, hung out for a long time in London and then Hertfordshire, and now I write as often as possible from my study overlooking the sea at the end of The Lizard peninsula.
I'm probably there at the moment writing my second novel for Aria.
Fiona Perrin, Author