Dr Rachel Knightley is a freelance writer, editor and tutor. Her short stories have been commissioned by Swan River Press, Women’s Weekly, Hull University and Black Shuck Books and won the ‘Promis’ Prize for Children’s Fiction and first place in Writers’ Forum’s fiction competition. Her plays have been performed by the National Trust, Questors Youth Theatre and Endpaper Theatre. A former copywriter and subeditor for Telegraph Media Group, Transworld (now Penguin Random House) and HarveyNichols.com, Rachel now edits and teaches in a freelance capacity and runs Green Ink Writers’ Gym for writers of all genres and levels of experience. She is a featured blogger for Bloomsbury Publishing’s Writers & Artists website, reviews books, film and theatre and teaches Creative Writing, Speech and Drama.