Victoria Scott has been a journalist for more than two decades, working for a wide variety of outlets including the BBC, Al Jazeera and the Telegraph. Alongside her love of telling real-life stories, she has also always written fiction, penning plays, stories and poems ever since she first worked out how to use her parents' electric typewriter.
Victoria is a Faber Academy graduate. She has a degree in English from King's College, London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from City University, London. She lives near London with her husband and two children, and works as a freelance journalist, media trainer and journalism tutor.
Her debut novel, Patience, was inspired by her sister Clare, who was one of the first people in the UK to be diagnosed with Rett syndrome.