Sophie is the author of three novels. 'The Generation Game' was her debut novel, inspired by her childhood growing up in a sweet shop in Torquay. Her second novel, 'This Holey Life', is about a reluctant curate's wife. Her latest novel is 'Bright Stars', a modern day Brideshead, the story of students reunited after 25 years.
As part of Creative Writing Matters, Sophie appraises manuscripts, runs workshops and mentors novelists. CWM run the Exeter Novel Prize and the Exeter Story Prize as well as other writing competitions.
She lives by the seaside in Devon.