Frances M. Thompson

For fans of:Alice Munro, Aimee Bender, Anita Shreve, Nikki Gemmell, Beryl Bainbridge

Frances M. Thompson is an author of contemporary fiction from London, UK.

Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel is her first collection of stories and it was written while Frances travelled the world, spending time in many of the destinations she writes about. Frances enjoys writing about how places and events affect our character, relationships and perspectives.

Since October 2011, Frances has been travelling full-time while freelancing as a copywriter, researcher and travel writer. Frances writes a blog about her many journeys - travelling, writing stories and getting lost in new cities - called As the Bird flies ( She is currently based in Amsterdam where she is working on her first novel and second short story collection.