How Reading Helped my Anxiety

How Reading Helped my Anxiety

I am at my calmest when I am sprawled across the sofa or tucked up in bed, a cup of tea (milk, no sugar please) on the table beside me and my head buried deep into my latest book of choice. For that period of time, whether it be ten minutes or two hours, my whole...
Why Are Books So Enjoyable?

Why Are Books So Enjoyable?

Reading has always been a large part of my life. I have always loved to escape to another world through the form of words, and I have loved meeting new types of people through characters in books. For me, books are important for two reasons, pleasure and education,...
Women’s Writes Interview Kate Weston

Women’s Writes Interview Kate Weston

Kate Weston is the author of the novel┬áDiary of a Confused Feminist. It tells the story of Kat Evans who tries to find out what being a ‘good feminist’ means, whilst also negotiating the perils of high school. Here at Women’s Writes we were so lucky...
How Books Offered Support During Grief

How Books Offered Support During Grief

As a writer, I have always loved words. As a reader, I have always loved the way they knit together, and the worlds they form. I love the sense of folding up, tucking myself away from the world, and losing my day to a beautifully written novel. I lost my mother in...

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