Powerful Mothers: Mothers Lead by Jenny Wong

Powerful Mothers: Mothers Lead by Jenny Wong

I’m so glad to be a member of the Women Writer’s Network. We support and promote all kinds of women writers, and it often leads to people contacting me about their books. Jenny Wong got in touch about Mothers Lead, her unuusal memoir written in flash and...

Primadonna News!

Very excited to hear that I’ve been longlisted for this year’s Primadonna Prize. The prospect of making only 500 words in any way interesting was certainly a daunting one and it’s great to be in such great company on the longlist (especially Women Writer’s Network...

Celebrating Amazing People #5

With the recent Black Lives Matter protests I wanted to look to a different part of untold history. I found this article where Montaz March talked about her dissertation on the unexamined history of black people in the UK. I was particularly interested in her...

Celebrating Amazing People #4

This post is inspired by the German astronomer Caroline Herschel. A breathing gap in half term so this one is a little more timely than the others! Something about her story created a pompous voice in my head that narrated her experience, which felt more suitable than...

Celebrating Amazing People #2

Much more lighthearted and unusual this week. I was reading the introduction to Cathy Newman’s book Bloody Brilliant Women and I came across an nun from the 10th century who wore golden gowns and argued with the male clergy. I loved the idea of a celebrity...