Jan Johnstone, writing as Jan Davies, has self-published her novel,
Promise of Tomorrow, and its available via Amazon in both digital and paperback format.
‘Promise of Tomorrow’ is the story of five generations of the Greenwood family who lived in and around Shropshire’s Coalbrookdale area, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, during the construction of the world’s first iron bridge. Beginning in 1759, each generation relates the story of their lives and their efforts to better themselves, whilst other family members, friends and enemies, also add their recollections to the ongoing Greenwood saga.Can this family succeed in bettering themselves against all odds, despite the hardships they encounter at every turn? This is a story of class inequality, hardship and love as the Greenwood family battles to achieve their dream of the ‘Promise of Tomorrow’.
Ebook £1.99, Paperback £7.99
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Jan Johnstone had another successful year with publication of her book
Shropshire at War 1939-45, published by Pen & Sword books.
Congratulations to both Janet Johnstone and Gill Guest, who’ve both been awarded Highly Commended’s in the YouByYou A Woman I Admire writing competition.
Janet’s entry can be read here: http://www.youbyyou.co.uk/woman-competition-jan.html
And Gill’s entry can be found here: http://www.youbyyou.co.uk/woman-competition-gill.html
Jan Johnstone’s book, Oswestry and Whitchurch in the Great War, is now available from
Jane Seabourne gave us an excellent poetry workshop today, proving that even those of us who are not natural poets, can still produce something magical and … poetical.
Jane encouraging us to get drawing … yes, drawing!
Wrekin Writers creating poetry
Author Visits, Meetings With A Difference and tagged Antony Putman, Bryan Vaughan, Cheryl Lowe, Chris Owen, Christopher Smith, Darren Bailey, Diane Perry, Elaine Pryce, Janet Johnstone, John Cooke, John Dyson, Julie Phillips, Mollie Bolt, Phyllis Blakemore, Roland Twynam, Sue Ross, Suki White, Yvonne Watkins on .
June 18, 2016
Simon gave us a workshop on how punctuation can help us get our message across properly.
In 2009 we held out meeting in the National Trust’s Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, and in the afternoon had a guided tour of this large country house, with its fascinating history.
Meeting in progress!
Meetings With A Difference and tagged Angeline Wheeler, Barbara Groom, Beverley Woodhead, Brenda Carter, Bryan Vaughan, Chris Owen, Darren Bailey, Dorothy Nicolle, Janet Johnstone, Julie Phillips, Mary Braddock, Mike White, Nicola Vincent, Sue Horder-Mason, Sue Ross on .
January 22, 2014
Somebody had the idea that for this December meeting we had to make our own Christmas-themed hats!
They look good!
Frankie and Benny’s … here we come!
Not a roast turkey in sight!
Social Events and tagged Beverley Woodhead, Bryan Vaughan, Diane Perry, Enfys Jenkins, Janet Johnstone, Jenny Kiernan, Mike White, Phyllis Blakemore, Sue Diment, Sue Horder-Mason, Sue Ross on .
January 21, 2014
Now for something a little different … a drum workshop. (It’s all about rhythm – get the rhythm and your words will flow better). Beat that!
It’s a drum workshop!
Meetings With A Difference and tagged Angeline Wheeler, Chris Owen, Diane Perry, George Evans, Janet Johnstone, Jenny Kiernan, Jill Thomas, Lilian Parker, Mary Braddock, Mike White, Mollie Bolt, Phyllis Blakemore, Sue Horder-Mason, Sue Ross on .
January 21, 2014
This one of the many Ironbridge Gorge Museums and well worth a visit.
The Museum of Steel and Sculpture
No, not a pub crawl, but a guided tour around a pub with history!
This is a pub with history
In 2004, with more and more Wrekin Writers retreating, we headed south, for a change, to the Upper Swansea Valley, for a property at the end of a two-mile single-track lane …
Welcome to the Upper Swansea Valley!