Belinda Seaward’s writing has been described as ‘cinematic’ and ‘thrillingly observant.’ She has written four novels and is now working on her first book of narrative non-fiction. She was brought up in Devon and was inspired to become a writer when Fay Weldon visited her school in Ottery St. Mary. Belinda went on to work in journalism and wrote for the Sunday Times and for newspapers in the Arabian Gulf. She studied for a degree in philosophy which she now teaches to young people and adults. She has a special interest in animal ethics and horsemanship and works with wild Dartmoor foals.