Frances di Plino is the pen name of Lorraine Mace, humour columnist for Writing Magazine.
She is also a deputy editor of Words with JAM, writes fiction for the women’s magazine market, features and photo-features for monthly glossy magazines, and is a writing competition judge for Writers’ Forum. Winner of a Petra Kenney International Poetry Award, she has been placed in numerous creative writing and poetry competitions.
Lorraine, a tutor for Writers Bureau, is the author of the Writers Bureau course, Marketing Your Book and the co-author, with Maureen Vincent-Northam, of The Writer’s ABC Checklist (Accent Press).
She is a member of the Society of Authors and the Crime Writers’ Association.