Jane Deans is retired from her teaching career and lives with her husband in Dorset. Having written sporadically throughout her teaching life, since retirement she has written in earnest, producing a wide range of work including short stories, a novel, The Year of Familiar Strangers, and a regular travel blog, Graceless Ageing (gracelessageing.wordpress.com).
She has collaborated in the running of a writing group, The Spokes, since 2014 and is a voracious reader, particularly of quality contemporary fiction. She travels extensively for much of the year, spending weeks with her husband in a camper van, researching and writing in whichever location they find themselves. She is also a keen gardener and a passionate supporter of environmental causes.
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