Cesca’s first real writing success came in 2005 when she was Runner Up in the annual Daily Mail Writing Competition for the best opening paragraph to a novel. She has won or been placed in some prestigious short story competitions since then including the annual competitions for: Women and Home, Wells Festival of Literature, Grace Dieu and has also had short stories published in the Sentinel Champion and Sunday People Magazine.
After studying History at Bristol University Cesca went on to work as a TV Presenter for four years on various pre-recorded and live shows. She taught History for seven years and became a Housemistress at a Secondary boarding School in Berkshire.
She has written regular reviews and features for the popular women’s fiction website Novelicious (www.novelicious.com) and now films weekly vlogs to help wannabe writers for the Writers and Artists website (www.writersandartists.co.uk). She lives in Bradfield with her husband and their brood of ex-battery chickens.
The Silent Hours is her first novel.