Writing about writing
I interviewed many talented authors for The View From Here (TVFH) literary magazine (which started out as a print magazine and ended its life as an e-zine) from 2008 to 2014. You can follow the links below to read my interviews with a range of authors talking about their craft, and a couple of articles about my own writing process.
Other freelance writing
I also write for websites, print publications and educational resources. Specialisms include: education, health and social care, disability, family and parenting and Plain English. Previous clients include Rough Guides, Disability Now, Need2Know Books, International Correspondence Schools, Pearson Education and Techademic Ltd.
Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International
As a former editor of Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International journal, I interviewed a range of disabled parents.
Labour of love, the power of faith - Liz Jackson (of ’Secret Millionaire’ fame) talks to Shanta Everington about her experience of parenting with a visual impairment, the importance of problem-solving, having confidence in oneself and knowing when to ask for help.
Challenging the doubters - Louise Medus, author of ’No Hand To Hold & No Legs To Dance On - a Thalidomide survivor’s story’ (Accent Press) talks to Shanta Everington about her experiences of parenting.
Fatherhood and schizophrenia - Russell Hine talks to Shanta Everington about being diagnosed with schizophrenia after the birth of his son.