Karen Ette lives in Loughborough, Leicestershire and graduated from Loughborough University with an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English, Contemporary and Modern, Creative Writing, which focussed on Great War literature.
As well as being a writer, Karen is a PTC trained, freelance proofreader and copy-editor. She has self-published non-fiction books and has had short stories published in four anthologies by Ruler’s Wit, with whom she also writes. Articles have been published in specialist magazines and she won a competition for a radio story, which was broadcast locally. A number of poems have also been published in local newspapers.
Karen’s website is: www.the-writers-secret-helper and she writes two blogs; one which is travel and food based: www.fancypanscafe.com and the other centred on WW1: www.battlefieldsandbeyond.com
For the past seven years Karen has been a judge for the BBC’s 500 Words competition.