Clare Girvan lives in a pretty Devon estuary town with her journalist husband and three cats, and devotes herself to writing. She has won prizes and commendations in many short story competitions, including the Ian St James, Fish, and the Asham Award. Originally trained as a stage designer, she keeps in touch with her theatrical roots by writing plays. They vary in length from one to ninety minutes and have had readings and performances in various location around the country. Her ambition is to have a full length play performed to huge acclaim in a London theatre.