Our Team

Meet the team working on bring Portsmouth Plugged In together

Project Manager – Charlotte Comley

charlottephotoCharlotte Comley is a writer, creative writing tutor and professional storyteller. Her fiction has been published by Ether Books, Darwin Evolutions, Flash Flood, Chuffed Books, Dagda Press and 1000 words. Her non-fiction work has appeared in magazines such as The Green Parent, Take a Break, Woman’s Weekly, The Motion Online, Words and Pictures and Grow It. She has written and published ten educational resources books.

Web Design – Simon Comley

simon headshotSimon Comley has written software for almost everything from gaming machines; the aerospace industry, through to banking. He enjoys all things involving computers, including web design and photography.  He is also a very keen gym goer.

Project Advisor (Admin and Finance) – Lynne Stone

Lynne IMG_3247Stone is now retired after a varied and interesting career as a Buyer.
She started writing as a hobby ten years ago, and is now pursuing this as full time as retirement will allow.

Anthology Editor – Margaret Jennings

margaret HeadshotMargaret was long listed for the Bare Fiction Literary short story prize 2014.

Margaret earned an MA in creative writing at the University of Chichester in 2001 and reads widely at poetry events. A published short story writer and poet, she is currently working on her second novel  Ten Tricks.

Anthology Production Editor – Christine Hammacott

IMG_3246 Christine Hammacott is a local author and graphic designer who runs her own design consultancy The Art of Communication. She is also one third of PentanglePress.


Social Media and Marketing – Linda Rushby

Linda Hadfield HeadshotLinda Rushby is a writer, poet, thinker, traveller, blogger, grandmother and indie publisher. She is passionate about good writing and book design. Her dream is to raise the game of independent publishing by helping authors to craft their work into quality books which do justice to their inspiration and ideas.

Youtube Channel Editor – Joanne Mallon

!cid_8E82FF22-0195-4332-9D5C-13F4D4C160F3Joanne Mallon is short story author and novelist. She has work appearing or forthcoming in over ten venues, including Cloudscapes, Over the Moon Magazine and for the Portsmouth literary arts council.
During the day she works for herself at www.naturalmarketing.me and when she’s not tapping the keys she can be found wrangling her husband and children into some semblance of order, or mooching about by the sea. You can find her idle musings at www.joannemallonauthor.wordpress.com

Blog and Anthology Proof reader – Jackie Green

Jackie Green Pic for Bio

Jackie Green retired and moved to Southsea for a change of lifestyle and to try and finish her first novel. New grandchildren, lost loved ones and bad plumbing have swallowed the first year but The Writers @ Lovedean saved her sanity. They also introduced her to the Portsmouth Plugged In project which has been a welcome introduction to the vibrant local writing community. She is excited by the opportunity of performing her work and the added bonus of working alongside local film makers in her new home.

Bio Editor – Kate Rawdings

Kate Rawdings HeadshotKate Rawding is the Bio Editor for Portsmouth Plugged In.
Her publishing successes have been in poetry, short stories, flash fiction and self-publishing.
Her writing passion lies in gritty reality, with a twist of fantasy.
She is currently writing ‘Beau’ the third book in a trilogy for young adults.

IT Technician – Jessica Comley

IMG_3092[1]Jessica Comley is a student at Swanmore College of Technology, she is also a fan fiction writer and artist.