More About the Author
Jane is the author of four novels (Raising the Roof; Perfect Alibis; One Glass is Never Enough; and Prime Time), two non-fiction writing guides (Wannabe a Writer; and Wannabe a Writer We've Heard Of) and a humorous (but it still works!!) diet book - "100 Ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate". She has contributed to several short story anthologies (including Loves Me, Loves Me Not; Diamonds and Pearls and the Sexy Shorts Charity Series) and non-fiction titles (including Women Leading; Tweet Treats; and The Help for Heroes Cookbook). As a journalist in the UK she has written for the Guardian, The Bookseller, Booktime, Sunday Express, Daily Express, The Sun, The Times, Sunday Times and numerous women's magazines.
She has regular columns in the UK's Woman's Weekly Fiction Special and Writing Magazine, where she is the agony aunt.
A prolific speaker, Jane also broadcasts on radio, works the after-dinner circuit, talks to writers groups and conferences, and has worked as a celebrity speaker on P&O's cruise ship, Arcadia. She has hosted the Romance Novelists' Association's RoNas - the annual awards for the best in Romantic Fiction Romantic Fiction for the last three years, and has presented events at various book festivals.
As an interviewer/chair, she has presented panels and been "in conversation with" dozens of authors and personalities including Julian Clary, Richard Madeley, Judy Finnigan, Jenny Éclair, Helen Lederer, Amanda Ross, Victoria Hislop, Bel Mooney, Irma Kurtz, Lucy Mangan, Steve Furst, Tim Bentinck, Mavis Cheek, Kay Burley, Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell, Rachel Allen, Penny Vincenzi, David Nobbs and Kate Mosse.
TV Credits include: Ready, Steady, Cook; Loose Lips; Kilroy; Just for Starters; The Russell Grant Show; The Heaven and Earth Show; The Politics Show; The Property Channel; Legal TV; The Wright Stuff; and Inside Out.
Jane has presented for the BBC on both radio and TV, and is a member of Equity.
Her latest novel Prime Time was shortlisted for the RNA's Romantic Comedy of the Year award.
She has just made a TV pilot with the aim of helping unpublished writers to fulfil their dreams. To watch the first episode see www.wannabeawritertvshow.com.
More info on www.janewenham-jones.com or http://janewenhamjones.wordpress.com