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I'm a romantic comedy writer, which suits me perfectly because I am just like the women about whom I write.

I'm also a screenwriter specialising in live action film and television for families and children and a producer working with


I have won and been shortlisted for numerous awards including BAFTA Rocliffe (2009) and the Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award for New Writing (2011). 

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Front cover of Normal Dating
Normal Dating

Normal Dating is a fun-filled look at modern day relationships and how they come about. Through the eyes of highly respectable, Vera, and madcap, Olivia, you are taken on a romp where their friendship is threatened by both getting involved with the same man.


What they find out about dating, in end turns out to be anything but normal! 


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Who Needs Friends, 
Nelson Nutmeg?

In 2015, Jan wrote the children's book, 'Who Needs Friends, Nelson Nutmeg?' to introduce the characters to the film which released later that year. 


A misfit gang first become friends on holiday at Nelson's Retreat Holiday Park on the Jurassic Coast in England.  A hyperactive, six-foot squirrel dressed like a naval captain from history, main trick is to nudge little kids into the swimming pool when they're not looking.

But what will happen when...

Front Cover of Nelson Nutmeg
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Front cover of The Year When Even The Dog Got Cancer
The Year When Even The Dog Got Cancer

Jan's autobiography, 'The Year When Even The Dog Got Cancer'  was written in 2013 following the year in which her husband, mother, best friend and even family dog were treated for cancer.


It offers comfort and hope to others who find themselves living with cancer.


The book has sold into fifteen countries and has been widely acclaimed, with all profits from the book go to cancer charities.

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