Jenica’s story: Day 320

Jenica’s story: Day 320

Jenica Leah, Founder of JLG Publishing Specialising in publishing books written by young authors and that inspire young readers At just six weeks old, I was diagnosed with a genetic condition called Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA). It affects haemoglobin in red blood cells –...
Daina’s story: Day 306

Daina’s story: Day 306

Daina Renton, Editor-in-Chief at ‘Féroce’ A Glasgow-based gallery publication devoted to showcasing a selection of photographic artists, models, writers and musicians  In 2015, a year after graduating from The London College of Fashion, I suffered a nervous breakdown...
Sarah’s story: Day 301

Sarah’s story: Day 301

Sarah Parkinson, Author and Illustrator Creator of the Amazon best-selling children’s picture book series ‘The Tales of Willow Park’ I planned to pour my passion for creativity into a career in art direction, but it was tough finding a steady job...
Gillian’s story: Day 249

Gillian’s story: Day 249

Gillian Seale, Author and Illustrator at Tailored Yarn CIC Leaving a legacy of words through beautiful bespoke children’s books for families with terminal illness I’ve always enjoyed reading and love telling stories – although, as an author, it’s hard to admit...
Jane’s story: Day 229

Jane’s story: Day 229

Jane Hawkes, Manager at Hal’s Books Helping SENCOs achieve autism understanding in schools using Hal’s Books As well as running an electrical contracting business with my husband, I also work with my 18-year-old son William to promote a positive message about...
Kat’s story: Day 219

Kat’s story: Day 219

Kat Massey, ‘Crazy Dog Lady’ & Founder of Dolittles & Co Specialising in quality, affordable products for customers’ homes with their fur babies in mind! I’ve been self-employed for 26 years – becoming something of a serial entrepreneur with fingers in a...