As a writer,  Julie has written for CBBC, BBC online, BBC Drama series, ITV’s daytime soap Crossroads and on BBC Radio 4.  Her theatre plays have been produced by Royal Court, Chelsea Centre  Theatre, Soho Theatre, and Cockpit and in the Brighton Festival fringe. She was selected for the prestigious BBC Drama Series scheme, and the Performing Arts Lab, as well as gaining bursaries  as a playwright at the National Theatre Studio and the for a playwriting Summer School at NYU ,  Southampton, US.

As a script consultant she has worked with a wide range of writers including on a screenplay for HBO,  on an Estonian co production for Allfilm, for UK Film Council Digital Shorts, and for writers who have gone on to win awards for their screenplays.  She has also been working recently on games, as a narrative consultant, for Paper Seven games company. She worked as a reader for a range of film companies and schemes, and for the Royal Court Theatre.

She  trained as a script editor  with screenwriting Professors David Howard and Tom Abrams, from University of southern California, on a Europe wide scheme , in Bornholm, Denmark. She was trained to teach screenwriting by Phil Parker and the UK Film Council.

She teaches adults at Lighthouse Film in Brighton,  is a senior lecturer at  Brighton University teaching screenwriting to MA students and undergraduates. She has a first class honours degree in English from Leicester University , an MA in 20th Century English and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dramatic Writing from University of Sussex.    She has been part of several writing groups, at the Royal Court, Paines Plough, and the Performing Arts Lab.