Weston woman goes from marking books to writing novels
- Credit: Archant
A former teacher turned author from Weston is enjoying living her childhood dream as she recently published her latest novel.
Lois Elsden, of Uphill, has been writing full-time, since giving up her job at Weston College.
As well as being a member of two local writing groups and a writers’ collective, Lois has also been part of the successful Weston Literary Festival, and given talks to local history groups.
Her latest novel, Winterdyke, is the seventh in her Radwinter series.
On her website, Lois states: “Before I was able to write full-time, I was a teacher and teaching is a draining occupation, your head is full of stuff and it’s difficult at the end of the day to sweep the stuff away and become creative.
You may also want to watch:
“Now, thank goodness, I no longer work in a day job, I can do what I always dreamed of doing, write full-time. I am a writer.”
- 1 Worle resident left with maggot-infested bins during heatwave
- 2 Versatile extended cottage with annexe in rural village
- 3 Electrical appliance retailer opens appliance showroom
- 4 Council hopes to reopen Weston Marine Lake later this week
- 5 Could self-driving pods be the future of Weston?
- 6 Disruptions to your journey by car across North Somerset
- 7 LOVE ISLAND 2021: Weston's Jake Cornish makes it official with Liberty
- 8 Covid warning issued in North Somerset
- 9 Popular Weston restaurant closes after nearly 60 years
- 10 Overnight A&E closures continue at hospital