Maureen Vincent-Northam


Maureen Vincent-Northam has had work published in local newspapers, international magazines and on the Web. She's written regularly for markets aimed at writers, both in print and online, and has judged online writing contests.

She's the author of Trace your Roots (Greatest Guides) and co-author of The Writer's ABC Checklist (Accent Press).

Winner of The Writers' Advice Centre for Children's Books 2008 competition with her book aimed at 5-8 year-olds, her short stories have been included in the anthologies: 100 Stories for Haiti, 50 Stories for Pakistan, Shambelurkling & Other Stories, Yesterday, and 100 Stories for Queensland. Her children's book, Black Dog's Treasure, is available on Kindle.

As a freelance copy editor she's worked on several anthologies and many novels. She is also a co-editor of Writelinkers, an e-zine publication that features the work of Writelink members.

Maureen has tutored writing workshops and wrote and tutored the online workshop Write up your Tree, run by Fevered Minds, which centred on researching and writing family histories.

She has worked as a family history researcher and has a special interest in the local history of Herefordshire in the UK, has undertaken research projects for a local government department and has written e-books on genealogy.

Trace your Roots blog

Writers' blog