When I was asked to write a piece for a book blog, in the same week as Baby Loss Awareness Week, I knew it had to be on that topic. Since co-founding Water Babies in 2002, it’s raised an incredibly £4.5million for Tommy’s. Something that makes me unbelievably proud.
When I decided to self-publish one of my novels, I had no idea how much it would teach me about the profession of being a writer.
Over the last six years I’ve written three novels – and had to think hard before self-publishing my first though KDP and Amazon. But now it’s out there I’m glad I did, as so many people seem to really like it.
For a while I did a blog about people’s fabulous untold stories. I’m so rubbish at tagging etc it didn’t go anywhere, but it seems a shame to let these wonderful tales languish in internet limbo. So here’s the first…
I wrote this at the end of the week of Meghan, Harry and Oprah. A week that stirred up much debate, some of which affected me personally. So this was my attempt in response to move the conversation forward in a positive way.