My name is E. Rachael Hardcastle (call me Rachael!), and I'm an Amazon international #1 bestselling author from Bradford, UK—I know, I still can't believe it either! I'm the founder of Curious Cat Books (2017), but I'm also a trained copy-editor and a publishing coach with a diploma in Successful Self Publishing.


I'll bet that's really why you're here ...


​If you need help with your book—perhaps you're not sure what independent publishing is all about, or you're feeling overwhelmed—you've certainly come to the right place! I support other writers by offering professional services including copy-editing, formatting and coaching. Whether you're already an established author or you're just starting out... I can help you, and you should know you're not alone on your journey to success. I can't wait to become your guide.


I absolutely LOVE my job. I believe that through writing we face our darkest fears, explore infinite new worlds and realise our true purpose. I'm here to help you figure out what that creative purpose is. I write to share important morals and values with the world (and of course I hope to entertain some readers along the way with both memorable and meaningful stories). I've met so many wonderful people doing what I do, and I'm passionate about my community; together I think we can build a stronger future for the next generation and in my heart I know this should begin with education—reading and writing. ​

When you're ready, go ahead and check out the site. If you'd like to get to know me a little better, feel free to join my indie tribe for some freebies and regular updates. 

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