Maggie Allen 2017

Dear 2017

You were an interesting year and I use the word ‘interesting’ specifically because it can be taken to mean good interesting or not-so-good and you gave me a real dolly-mixture jumble-sale mish-mash of both.

Among the good bits, my friend and fellow scribe, Michael J Richards, completed a book that was a bit of a joint project in parts and it proved the point that we work together really well (managing a bit of a giggle and the odd glass of wine at the same time), and so we decided to team up on a more official basis.

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Maggie Allen

Wow! My first blog!

Wow! My first blog! I mean, ever. Seriously, blogging (is it really a verb?) has never been on my To Do list, but launching this new website means taking advice from my lovely web-worldly-wise friend, Colin, and he says I need a blog. So, here I am, finally, blogging (really – a verb?).

Having been a secretary, an administrator, a sales executive, a barmaid, a waitress (times was ‘ard, guv) and at one point a Friden Flexowriter Operator (don’t ask!) I tumbled into the world of advertising and it was there that those around me (the Creative Types) recognised my flair for writing. A few years ago, having had my first book published by One of The Big Publishers in 2004, I decided I wanted to write more. I became a professional ghostwriter. Some people say that should be one word, others say two. It matters not.

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