Lorraine Forrest-Turner is a freelance copywriter, communications skills trainer, author and playwright.
She has worked on all sides of the words business – publishing, journalism and marketing communications – and specialises in business and marketing copy for companies such as BMW, Akzo Nobel, 3Mand the National Health Service. She also writes and delivers training and coaching programmes on writing web content, press releases, magazine articles, business copy, grammar and proofreading.
As a creative writer, Lorraine has written numerous short stories, a non-fiction book (The Home Brewer’s Companion) and over 35 stage plays. Two of her plays are published by Samuel French (Seven Stages of an Affair and To Have and to Hold) and three by Lazy Bee Scripts (Dear Lily, Three’s Company and Bank Holiday Mondays and Other Ways to Kill a Marriage). Her stage work is performed regularly at UK regional theatres, including the ADC Theatre in Cambridge, home of the original Cambridge Footlights.
Lorraine is a member of the Professional Copywriters Network, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, the Public Relations Consultants Association and Slough Writers Group. She hails from Aberdeen but has lived in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire most of her adult life.
Lorraine tutors our Writing Articles for Websites and Blogs course and the Writing Web Pages course.