Diane Shortland

Freelance Writer


Welcome to my website. I am a freelance writer interested in the areas of leisure, travel and tourism, and the arts and entertainment industry,  as well as psychological observation, health and wellbeing.


My growing portfolio here includes feature articles, column pieces, reviews, memoir and personal experience, as well as fiction and academic research.


Please feel free to look around, visit often and contact me if you wish to know more about me or my work.

Writer. Editor. Columnist. 

This week, I am busy with...

My Memoir, KNOWING ME has now been sent off to publishers and agents. I am currently awaiting the influx of offers!

Current Project:


My proposal application for a PhD in the social implications of the illness Mylagic Encephalomyelitis

is currently being peer reviewed at Birmingham University :-)

This site is under construction and

will soon be updated with my research