About the author

I’m a freelance writer, blogger and PR assistant. Moving to the Big Smoke at 18 to intern my way through London’s best publications, I made cups of tea and charmed editors at various titles including Nuts magazine (where I assisted with the launch of the grooming page on Nuts.co.uk) and Easy Living. When at AXM, I was given the ropes to write content including compiling luxury beauty features and working on inspiring pieces for the sister-site, Pufta.co.uk

Having moved back to my hometown in County Durham to return to education, I took courses in Philosophy, Media Studies and English Language which I gained 2 distinctions and 1 merit in. I then upped sticks again and settled in Nottingham, this time to study Fashion Communication and Promotion. During my time in Nottingham, I have worked for Nellie PR as a paid PR intern and continued to write for various websites including English Wedding, Big Girls Browse and Twelve52 where I produce weekly food columns.

During the summer of 2011, I was selected to become a More magazine mini-blogger after being picked from hundreds of entries. Blogging for the website meant sticking to tight deadlines and producing copy on a range of subjects from learning new skills to retro trends and step-parenting. Writing for More magazine has really made me realise I want to become a full time freelance lifestyle journalist once I have finished my degree.

I currently live with my boyfriend just outside of Nottingham in a house right by the canal. I enjoy Nandos, crochet and Mulberry handbags. But not all together.

If you want to get in touch, you can reach me at: missholliebrooks [at] gmail [dot] com

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4 Responses to “About the author”

  1. Dorothy E September 10, 2009 at 9:56 pm #

    WOW I’m so happy to hear I won your competition. The ” C’est La Vie necklace ” looks great. Can’t wait to receive it.

    Bye.

    Dorothy

  2. Rochelle Clarke October 26, 2009 at 5:36 pm #

    hollie anne, its Rochelle from fashion. i love this little blog 🙂 florallllll ❤ xxx

  3. Cookie May 18, 2010 at 9:47 am #

    Love your blog would love to share your finds on the online fashion and style sharing community http://www.shareitwearit.com.

    Cookie

  4. Marko Salonen July 6, 2010 at 2:12 pm #

    Hi there,

    I am writing from Gorkana, we are a media contacts company and one of our PR clients would like to get in touch with you about the blog.

    Would it be ok to get an email address?

    Kind Regards, Marko

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