Tracy Baines is the author of The Variety Girls published by Penguin/ Ebury, and Christmas with The Variety Girls.
For many years Tracy has written short fiction for weekly magazines in the UK, ROI, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa as Francine Lee. Her stories have been published in Woman's Weekly, Take A Break, My Weekly, The People's Friend, Yours, Weekly News, Candis and Best among others.
Dorset reviews editor for Frost Magazine.
Ex steering group member of Dorset Writers Network.
Past regional Organiser for Dorset/Hants/Wilts area for the Society of Women Writers and Journalists (SWWJ).
Workshops/ Speaker at Literary Festivals in the UK.
Judge Yeovil Literary Prize 2010 (short story category).
Organises writing workshops on the South Coast. Qualified Tutor for Adult Learning.
Mentoring and editorial advice and consultancy.