Category Archives: My Book

The lady who doesn’t talk very well

Sometimes I think attitudes towards disabled people are getting better.  After all, it’s 2017 and we now have equality laws which are there to eliminate discrimination and hopefully help to reduce prejudice. But then a flippant comment reminds me that … Continue reading

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A busy 2016!

I spent much of 2015 working towards the publication of my memoir, “Does it wet the bed?” I have several new projects and courses planned for 2016 but most importantly, I plan to launch several of my courses online to … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week

This week, I’m absolutely delighted to be part of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week and World CP Day on Wednesday 7th October. As someone with CP, it’s refreshing that the condition is being talked about and it’s a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Nerves & Excitement

I’ve finally finished writing my book.  Years of drafting, redrafting, agonising over the right words to convey my message, are finally at an end and I have set a date for publication: Monday 31st August 2015. If I thought writing … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness for Children

Last week, I went to a primary school to deliver my Disability Awareness for Kids workshops. The children were taking part in a Disability Awareness week but I was apprehensive about their reaction to me; a lady in a wheelchair … Continue reading

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The year of “Does it wet the bed?”

One of my new year resolutions is to get my book published, whether that’s through a traditional publisher or by self-publishing is yet to be seen. I’ve been working on “Does it wet the bed?” for the best part of … Continue reading

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Does it wet the bed? – 3 chapters available on Authonomy

After researching quite a bit and talking to other writers and some publishers, I realised that if I want my book to be successful, I have to prove that there is a market for it. But I’d also read that … Continue reading

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Does it wet the bed? – Free-wheeling

I’m just putting together a book proposal for “Does it wet the bed?” as even though the  book is almost complete, many agents request a proposal as well as sample chapters. In doing so, I’ve chosen an anecdote to start the … Continue reading

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Synopsis for my first book: “Does IT wet the bed?”

I’m currently seeking a literary agent for my memoir and first book, “Does it wet the bed?”. I thought it would be a good idea to share the synopsis for the book so here it is! “Does it wet the … Continue reading

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Finally time to look for a literary agent

I’ve been pretty busy over the past few months. As well as working on my campaign to make Great Barr great for Disabled People (Great Barr Accessibility Report), and raising my little boy, Jack, I’ve been trying to finalise the first … Continue reading

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