Emma Shacklock

Emma Shacklock

Emma is a Royal Editor with eight years experience working in publishing. Her specialist areas include the British Royal Family, ranging from protocol to outfits, titles and their magnificent royal residences. If it’s royal history or tradition you’re interested in, she’s got you covered too. Alongside putting her royal knowledge to good use with insightful news pieces and covering the Royal Family’s latest appearances, Emma is a huge fan of crime dramas.

Whether it’s classics like Midsomer Murders and Agatha Christie’s Poirot or the latest release on the BBC or ITV, Emma is sure to dive right in. She uses her expertise in entertainment pieces that answer fans’ burning questions about new shoes, whether it’s explaining a complex ending or revealing all we know about the future of a hit series. When she’s not writing about the next unmissable show to add to your to-watch list or delving into royal protocol, Emma enjoys cooking, long walks and watching yet more crime dramas!

Before she joined Future, Emma graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies and studied everything from Victorian poetry to modern classics before starting out her publishing career in the world of books. She worked as a Publisher for an independent digital publisher specialising in back-list and debut commercial and literary fiction novels.

Alongside her work bringing brilliant stories to the widest audience possible, Emma filled her spare time with reading the latest best-sellers and enjoying plenty of hit shows. In 2017 she joined TI Media as Fiction Writing Coordinator on Woman’s Weekly and Woman’s Weekly Fiction as part of the features team.

She commissioned and edited short stories ready for our loyal readers to enjoy and after becoming Books and Fiction Editor began writing for the books pages of Woman, Woman’s Own and womanandhome, as well as online features too. After honing her skills, Emma joined the womanandhome digital team in 2020 and has gone on to amass a wealth of experience, bringing inspiring news to our audience each day.

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