No wriggling out of writing woman

Blog URL:http://www.nowrigglingoutofwriting.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:Family life, Breast cancer, Mental health, Writing, Humour
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Somerset

I am a 40 something wife and mother of two teenagers

4 years ago I was diagnosed with and successfully treated (including reconstruction) for breast cancer'. This blog is a place to be creative about life, writing and living life and writing



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2016 has been one of those years that has seemed to offer very little  in the way of peace of mind, space for contemplation or periods of calm. The horrors of the world, along with political upheavals, have absorbed our attention … Continue r...

For my book, Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War’s legacy for Britain’s mental health, I read Testament of Youth, and Because You Died: Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After, both of which I found deeply … Continue readin...

Today I am thrilled to host a return visit by Gill Hoffs, author of The Sinking of RMS Tayleur: The Lost Story of the ‘Victorian Titanic, and of the blog post  on how Victorian corsetry contributed to a tragedy… In this post Gill … Cont...

In a previous post The Short Story – Writing What Editors Want Circa 1926…Part 1 I looked at some writing tips, written 90 years ago by author Michael Joseph in his book Short Story Writing for Profit. It is a book I found … Continue rea...

This morning I am thrilled to bring you a juicy true story of Victorian murder.  Author Kaye Jones has written a detailed and gripping account of an obsession that led to murder; a case that terrified and intrigued the nation in the early …...

Originally posted on Children of the Great War: Wiveliscombe then & now: Pauline Homeshaw & Suzie Grogan with the book and postcard pack. With less than two weeks to go until the grand unveiling of the memorial mosaic in Jubilee…...

A rather wonderful book has come into my possession. I bought it whilst house-sitting (and writing my next book) in Suffolk, on a trip to an antique centre taken as light relief after an intense period tapping away at the laptop. Called … Con...