Lucinda E Clarke has been writing for a living for over 30 years, mostly drama documentaries for radio and television. She has composed Mayoral speeches, been a copywriter, a columnist and contributed dozens of magazine articles and pamphlets. If it needed words, Lucinda wrote them. She ran her own video production company winning 21 awards for her programmes for broadcast and the corporate world. 'Amie and the Child of Africa' is her fifth book, all of which are based in Africa her home for many years. She now lives in Spain pretending to be retired, as she begins a new career scribbling and marketing her novels.