ABOUT THE HISTORY QUILL 

Our mission

The History Quill was founded with the aim of providing dedicated support to historical fiction writers at every stage of the writing process. We provide specialist historical fiction editing services, group coaching, and a wealth of resources tailored to the historical fiction genre.

We’re here because of our deep-rooted passion for history and the stories it inspires, and we have a commitment to excellence in story craft that runs through all of our work. Whether you’re an experienced historical fiction writer or just getting started, welcome!

Our team

Andrew Noakes

Andrew Noakes

Founder

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Executive editor

Luutsche Ozinga

Luutsche Ozinga

Events manager

Xander Smith

Xander Smith

Coordinator

Kahina Necaise

Kahina Necaise

Content editor

Barbara Henderson

Barbara Henderson

Content editor

Pippa Brush Chappell

Pippa Brush Chappell

Content editor

Rebecca Ferrier

Rebecca Ferrier

Content editor

Edward Willis

Edward Willis

Content editor

Craig Hillsley

Craig Hillsley

Content editor

Louise Hare

Louise Hare

Content editor

Theodore Brun

Theodore Brun

Tutor

Naomi Munts

Naomi Munts

Copy-editor and proofreader

Sarah Dronfield

Sarah Dronfield

Copy-editor and proofreader

Cecily Blench

Cecily Blench

Copy-editor and proofreader

Rachael Mortimer

Rachael Mortimer

Copy-editor and proofreader

Tasha Onwuemezi

Tasha Onwuemezi

Copy-editor and proofreader

Alliance of Independent Authors

We’re pleased to be a trusted partner member of the Alliance of Independent Authors and to adhere to their code of standards. Their Watchdog Desk, which vets author services for their ethics and professionalism, has given The History Quill the highest possible rating of ‘excellent’.

ALLi Partner Member

Company information

The History Quill is a trading name of Fictive Pursuits LTD, which is a limited company registered in England and Wales (company number: 12025890). Registered office address: International House, 64 Nile Street, London, N1 7SR, United Kingdom.

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