New website!

Welcome to the refreshed website for Rosie Claverton - novelist, screenwriter, and junior psychiatrist. While the old layout has served me well for many years, I thought it was time to direct folk more earnestly to the information they want. The Freudian Script and writing resources are easily located and there's now a News and Updates section, for info on what I'm doing with my writing life. Also, the archive was looking a little bloated after eight years of blogging! Therefore, the new main blogging sections are: - Freudian Script - all the posts on psychiatry and psychology in fiction - News and Updates - home to exciting posts like this one! - Blog Highlights - popular posts on writing and miscellany - Blog Archive - if you really want to see those screenwriting posts from 2012 (you weirdo) I also wanted to show off my gorgeous author photoshoot by Amy Davies around the environs of Cardiff - check out her work! If there's something missing, please let...
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Time For My Close Up: My First Photoshoot!

When I found out I needed a promotional photo for my upcoming novel "Binary Witness", I panicked. A quick flick through the options revealed a lot of big white dress and my engagement pics were two years and five hairstyles ago. So I started hunting for a headshot photographer and a friend recommended Shane Gunning in Reading (who I also recommend, because he's fantastic!). My friend and I took a jaunt up to Reading and I freaked out over what to wear. When writing, I usually wear t-shirt and jeans (what I'm wearing now, in fact) but that wasn't quite the look I wanted. I picked a turquoise green jumper dress with black tights and boots, with a thick black coat to keep out the cold. I put on some make-up, including a bit of cover-up for those late-night writer's dark circles, and I did something with my hair that made it look less like I'd just crawled out of bed (default...
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