Silja Swaby, half Jamaican, half Finnish, is a marine biologist and author. Funded by Arts Council England, she has won competitions, and been placed in prizes and awards. She is working on a series of futuristic thrillers, featuring a female biologist whose quiet academic life takes a drastic turn. Silja has taken creative writing courses at Cambridge University and more recently Yale University, USA.

Silja tutors writers, gives workshops, and provides a critique service. She is happily unmarried and lives in deepest Somerset, UK.

Silja Swaby is pronounced Sil-yah Sway-bee.

April 23, 2011

Late but worth it!

Saved this blog entry for my visit Badminton Horse Trials and what it provides for any writer looking for characters to populate your novels and short stories. You can glean so much from so many people and all in one place at one time. Never miss an opportunity to go to places where you'll see/meet people you wouldn't normally.

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