working on a collection of her short fiction under
the working title, ‘Touch’.
Also a novel,
working title, ‘Surfacing’.
She is equally devoted to assisting other writers in
their pursuit of excellence. And receiving comments,
like those below, is as fulfilling to Rose as
when her own work is published.
"Rose Allan helped me
take my book from its first 1000 words to a
completed 90,000 word manuscript. She immediately
saw the potential in my writing and was always
encouraging, while also offering constructive advice
wherever it was needed. I enjoyed working one-on-one
with Rose as she made me feel completely comfortable
sharing my work and opening up to her honest and
considered feedback. She expertly identified the
areas in which I excelled and deftly pointed out my
I asked Rose to work
with me as an editor, but I also received an
extended master class in writing through her astute
observations of my work. I know my writing has
improved immensely through working with her and
would not hesitate to recommend her as a brilliant
writing mentor and editor."
Dear Rose, good news!
On Thursday night, ‘Sing us Home’ won the Aspiring
Writers Mentorship (with Harper Collins) and
received the Charlotte Waring Barton Award for
Thank you so much for
your help. Just had to let you know. Cheers,