Writing Portfolio

Sophie Neville ~ published work

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Forward to ‘An A-Z: Cumbria and the Lake District on Film’ pub by Hayloft Publishing, nominated for The Lakeland Book of the Year Award 2017

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Funnily Enough by Sophie Neville - International Rubery Book Award 2013

Winner of the Athanatos Grand Prize for Fiction 2017

long-listed for the Historical Novel Society award for First Novel

Athanatos Christian Writing Contest Winners


  • ‘Makorongo’s War’ the true story a screenplay commissioned by Dashwood Films
  • INSET series of 3 x 30 min episodes for BBC Education TV
  • ‘Boys About Girls: Girls About Boys’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘Just Mum, My Sister and Me’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘The Way People Talk’ for BBC Schools TV
  • ‘Crazes’ for the series ‘Tutorial Topics’ for BBC Schools TV

Sophie Neville at Curious Arts Festival photo George Ping

Signing books at the Curious Arts Festival 2015 photo: George Ping

  • Edited ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ Look and Read publication for BBC Books: a storybook with educational notes that sold over 200,000 copies
  • Produced ‘Through the Dragon’s Eye’ audiobook for BBC Books.
  • Research: ‘Bluebell’ the authorized biography of Margaret Kelly by George Perry for BBC Books
  • Research: ‘Dawn to Dusk: on Safari’ by Jonathan Scott for BBC Books
  • Picture Research: The illustrated ‘My Family and Other Animals’ by Gerald Durrell for Guild Publishing and Grafton Books
  • Visual contribution: ‘A-Z of Cumbria and The Lake District on Film’ by David Banning for Hayloft Publishing
  • Visual contribution: ‘The Dinghy Cruising Companion’ by Roger Barnes
  • Visual contribution: ‘Rembering Tenko’ ebook by Andy Priestner

Sophie Neville signing books in Waterstones

President of The Arthur Ransome Society

Member of The Biographer’s Club

Member of ACW – Association of Christian Writers

Christian Writers’ Directory

and appearing on the cover of a few other books and DVDs: