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Meg featured in the BCNA’s Inside Story magazine

June 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Meg featured in the BCNA’s Inside Story magazine
photo of Meg in Breast Cancer Network Aust

Meg is featured on the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) this week. “Would I have written this book if I didn’t have cancer? I honestly don’t know. Yet here I am, happy having created something so beautiful, beyond the chemotherapy, mastectomy, endless scans and doctors’…

Meg hits the news in her hometown!

May 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Meg hits the news in her hometown!
Ballina Library

Meg ran in the Mother’s Day Classic Fun Run for Breast Cancer research in Ballina, NSW, after hosting an art therapy workshop and reading at Ballina Library the day earlier. Check out the NBN News story here.  

Sydney Launch: ‘Gleebooks’ Dulwich Hill, Marrickville NSW May 21

May 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Sydney Launch: ‘Gleebooks’ Dulwich Hill, Marrickville NSW May 21
Sydney launch at Gleebooks

Sydney – please join authors Meg & Grace as they present the fifteen themes for coping with adversity in their book, ‘This Present Moment’. “We can’t wait to share our art therapy journal with you!” RSVP details here: Gleebooks Dulwich Hill – 536 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville, New…

Melbourne Launch: ‘Readings’, Hawthorn Vic April 27

April 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Melbourne Launch: ‘Readings’, Hawthorn Vic April 27

With a beautiful and inspiring introductions by Catherine Deveny (author, comedian & writing coach) and Julia Watson (author of ‘Breakfast, School Run, Chemo‘ and online blog ‘Five Fairies and a Fella‘), Meg and Grace spoke on creativity, courage and the inspiration that comes from one’s core when faced…

We’re in the news!

March 21, 2016 | Comments Off on We’re in the news!

‘This Present Moment’ co-creators Meg Welchman and Grace Cuell appeared in Queensland’s Courier Mail (March 19-20) QWeekend magazine! Here’s the article that appeared in the QWeekend ‘Relative Values’ section.  

Brisbane Launch: ‘Avid Reader’, West End QLD March 10

March 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Brisbane Launch: ‘Avid Reader’, West End QLD March 10

Universal Heart Book Shop Review

February 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Universal Heart Book Shop Review
universalheartbookclub

‘This Present Moment’ has been mentioned by the Universal Heart Book Club, run by Stephanie Dowrick and Walter Mason. Meg Welchman has a story worth telling. And courage we can be inspired by, and learn from. She has been forced by recurrent illness and circumstances to face more than…

Last year my life was both the tortoise and the hare

January 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Last year my life was both the tortoise and the hare

I spent the first half of 2015 having chemotherapy. My secondaries had returned. It was to be my third terrifying dance with cancer. It left my body and soul aching, but it also gave me time to hatch my plan. I was going to write…

Meg’s Story of Writing

December 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Meg’s Story of Writing

I have always loved books. Growing up in a small coastal town, my favourite place, besides my bedroom, was the town library. The library was an old red brick building that was dimly lit and deathly quiet inside. It had a distinctly musty paper smell…

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