Cromer writer shortlisted for award

A Cromer woman has been shortlisted for a writing award.

Kate Jackson from Cromer, is on the shortlist for the Joan Hessayon Award, given out by The Romantic Novelists' Association, for her novel Second Chance.

She said: 'I'm thrilled to have my first novel published and to be shortlisted for the Joan Hessayon award is the icing on the cake.'

The winner of the award will be announced at One Birdcage Walk, London on Wednesday, May 18.

The award is sponsored by Dr David Hessayon, the gardening expert, in honour of his late wife Joan, who was a longstanding member of the RNA and a great supporter of its new writers' scheme.