“Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing gaily out of the house in your underwear.” ― Patricia Fuller The hardest message I have to deliver to Start Write participants is this: writing is only half the battle for any aspiring author. To catch the...Read More
It has been a long five weeks for the inaugural Start Write class, who likened the course to a “kick in the pants” and a “boot camp” for anyone wanting to write a book. I’ll admit, I wasn’t easy on the crew. There were daily exercises, two...Read More
I have exciting new book news for Ottawa Readers: Chris Reeves, the founder of the Ottawa Book Club (click here to be directed to the MeetUp sites) has launched a new, independent book review site called SmellTheBook.com where he posts reviews of the books read by the club...Read More
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“In Man & Other Natural Disasters, Nerys Parry demonstrates a powerful and emerging talent. Parry draws the reader into a delightfully quirky and strange story with a narrative that is in turns funny and heartbreaking . . .” Gail Anderson-Dargatz, A Cure for Death by Lightning
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For more information on Man & Other Natural Disasters, click HERE.
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I’m an author, mother, writing coach and convicted bibliophile. I also make a mean dehydrated camping stew. I write because I believe writing matters, that sharing heartfelt stories has not only the potential to change us, but to change the world.
For more information on me, please see Bio.
For information on my novel and other writing, please see Publications.
And who is Simon from Man & Other Natural Disasters? Check out the video below to learn a little more how Simon and I met:
The full interview is available on YouTube.
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