Meet the team
Hello, I'm Claire
AUTHOR | PUBLISHER | HEAD OF MARKETING & HR
BOOK SELLER | OFFICE MANAGER | HEAD TEA MAKER
I was a screenwriter for over a decade until I caught myself cycling past a production company giving it the finger and decided I didn't like the person the film industry was turning me into. I quit, took a temporary job at a daycare in Stockholm, and wrote my first novel while my class of one-year-olds took their afternoon nap. Through blogging that story in daily chapters, I discovered indie publishing and never looked back...
I trained at LAMDA and the Vancouver Film school then worked in theatre and film in London before moving to Stockholm, where my comedy, Sånt är Livet, was commissioned by Swedish television. I directed the pilot for Love Refugee, was showrunner on Real Tales: Södermalm and ran a series of live-streamed development readings of works in progress. I also wrote the feature Guilty and series Diamond Life, both in development with Fat Pictures in London.
My best selling crime thriller series Glasgow Kiss was selected for Crime in the Spotlight at Bloody Scotland, and I write original audio series The Stranger/Annars Tar Jag Dig for Storytel. Read by Joanne Frogatt, it is currently in development for TV and I have just completed the third season.
Though my main focus is fiction these days, during lockdown I produced The End, a web series by Scottish female filmmakers about a world in which death has become obsolete, and I've just been accepted onto The Writers Lab UK & Ireland 2022/23 with my feature film, Marie's Wedding.