Man & Other Natural Disasters

Book: Nerys Parry, Man and other natural disasters

“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-DargatzA Cure for Death by Lightning

Check out the book trailer below. To see the video full screen, click HERE.

For more information on Man & Other Natural Disasters, click HERE.

Writing Workshops



horizontal logo croppedMy writing philosophy is  simple: I believe that writing matters, that sharing heartfelt stories has the power to change us, and by extension the world. I also believe all of us have stories inside us that matter, that have the potential to move us and others. Stories that are dying to be told. Which is why I began the Write Workshops. I wanted to create a place where writers of all levels  can dream and grow and build their dreams together.

Click the icons below to find a full description and breakdown of what we cover in each course. I’m also available to present to classes or groups on any of the topics below, or those of your choosing. Please see Bio>>Contact Me for information on how to reach me directly.

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About me



Author high resolutionI’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:

The full interview is available on YouTube.

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