Sarah Swatridge


About Sarah

Sarah is actively looking for an Agent for her latest novel.

Sarah is a retired teacher who specialised in Mainstream special educational needs, not only working in schools (nursery, primary and secondary) but also worked with the elderly, with female offenders and with Travellers.

Sarah is often asked what her stories are about…
Romance – yes, it is true to say that most of her stories have a romantic element, but she’s also had stories published which deal with coming to terms with a miscarriage, depression, bullying in the workplace, adult literacy, Travellers.

She loves to write funny stories and, is now looking to write a successful crime story. Having studied History at university, she loves writing Historical tales. Above all she aims to pull at your emotions, ideally to make you laugh and make you cry but leaving you feeling good at the end.


People’s Friend

My Weekly

A brief summary of her writing successes are as follows:-

Plays performed at the Reading Progress Theatre.

Pocket Novels available via Amazon, Waterstones and The Reading House.

‘Jimmy’s Idea’ – illustrated children’s book.

Short children’s stories published in Buttons, The Brownie, Twinkle, Together, Young Soldier, Nancy the Little Nurse. Sarah was a regular contributor for Cracking RE.

Over 50 short stories in women’s magazines (Just Seventeen, Home and Country, My Weekly, People’s Friend, Woman, Ireland’s Own, The Weekly News, That’s Life (Australia), New Woman (India), Allas (Sweden), Alfie Dog (Online).

She’s written plays for schools and in October 2014 had success with Lakeside Delight – a Progress Theatre Outreach Project which is continuing into 2015.

Sarah has been Writer in Residence at The Colleton Primary in Twyford and at Woodley CofE Primary in Woodley. She has been Chairman of Reading Writers’ and a member of Thames Valley Writers and a co-ordinator for The Association of Christian Writers. Her short stories for children have been broadcast on Local BBC Radio stations as well as various commercial stations. She is a full member of The Romantic Novelists’ Association.