Profile: Lyn Ferrand

About This Author

Writer, Director and Filmmaker Lyn Ferrand was born in London. She was the founder of theatre company Turning Point and Buzzword Films. She made award winning theatre and film over a period of 15 years working in association with a variety of voluntary and statutory agencies. She designed and presented training programmes for clients including The Crown Prosecution Service, The Devon and Cornwall Police, Lancashire County Council, The Scottish Mental Health Association, Rethink UK and Carers UK. Her film The Lost Child was Highly Commended at The Community Care Awards, Highly Commended at the Cumbria and Lancashire SHA Achievement Awards, Winner of The National Training Awards North West, Winner of The Skills for Care Training Accolade and was awarded 4 stars in Community Care Magazine. Lyn has published five novels and a book of short stories for children. She lives in the West Country, is married with four adult children, four grandchildren and a dog. You can read more about Lyn's work at

This Author's Books

A book of short stories for children aged 11 and up. The stories explore complicated lives and being brave in the face of adversity. Full of the mysteries of life and the magic of existence, the people in this book experience normal events in a super-norm....
ISBN: 9781839458729
Published: 31 March 2021
Jonty Greer is an irresponsible, impoverished jobbing actor catapulted into the fraught mindset of a rich man by a lottery win. Certain that money can deliver happiness and change, he strives to give his fortune a social conscience by funding what he view....
ISBN: 9781788763516
Published: 25 May 2018
PRETENDING is the story of six actors and a director convinced that theatre will change the world. Based at a converted chapel in rural Devon, the theatre company struggles with a lack of funding and local prejudice. Invited to tour a new play about globa....
ISBN: 9781781765623
Published: 14 June 2022
Filmmaker Steve Firenze responds to a plea for help from Harry, his daughter's godfather, who has relocated from London to a rural community in the West Country. Caught up in Harry's desperate claim that an unscrupulous property developer is financially e....
ISBN: 9781784077204
Published: 29 June 2018
Jake Adams is a loner. He’s made his life a shallow insular place of pleasure and irresponsibility, where hurt people and their desperate pasts are invisible to him. Emma has changed this. Her disappearance has thrown up everything he’s avoided. A spiral ....
ISBN: 9781786100078
Published: 10 November 2015