Stella’s expertise lies in her ability to listen, capture and help you distill complex or elusive ideas into well-structured, polished text.

As a writing coach and specialist dyslexia tutor, she draws on  many years of teaching, writing and copy editing. Her clients have included students and practitioners in theatre, music, visual and community arts, and trainee counsellors and therapists. In higher education she has provided  short and long-term support from undergraduate to PhD level at Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, UCL, Central School of Speech and Drama, Roehampton University and University of the Arts London.  


  • BA Honours, Linguistics with French. Class: II(i)                                                            Manchester University, 1985
  • Post-Graduate Certificate of Education                                                                                  Institute of Education, University of London, 2000
  • Hornsby Post-Graduate Diploma with Merit in Dyslexia Education                        Kingston University, 2007
  • MA in Creative Writing (with Distinction)                                                                            Birkbeck, University of London, 2016.