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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT JULY - CRILLY O'NEIL

 

Born and raised in Warwickshire, I come from a medical family. Writing held no interest until the wonderful Miss Locke entered my life at high school in Edgbaston. She inspired me to write and furthered my interest in reading.  Her enthusiasm for the great writers was  infectious and I am ever thankful to her for broadening my approach to literature.


Having completed my general nursing qualification; marriage, children and travel beckoned. This left little time for writing. 
After living for in Newfoundland for six months, I found myself hankering for a warmer climate and  immigrated to the west coast of Australia in 1974. There I attended university, studying English.


Fast forward to today.  I now live on the east coast of Australia with my husband, six kids, two dogs and 
a nineteen year old cat that can and does jump onto the garage roof causing great consternation all 
round!


As for writing, it is my passion, my escape and my addiction. My writing shed is full of scribbled 
notebooks and inspirational first lines. One day soon, I shall organise them all into something profound 
and infinitely saleable!

 

 

 

 

 

This is the Desk of our August Spotlight Member - Can you guess who?

 

 
 
Writers Abroad is a place where writers can share their work safe in the knowledge that their words, their characters and their aspirations are treated with consideration and a critical but constructive eye. It is the place for writers to share a passion for writing and the inspiration and motivation to keep creating.
 
Writers Abroad is a place where the sun is setting or rising somewhere, where the development of the craft is the driving force and where success is something to be celebrated.
Welcome to Writers Abroad, here you will find a writing community for expat writers living in countries around the globe. It provides a 'virtual' meeting place where you can meet over cappuccino, or a glass of wine and share the ups and downs of a writer's life.
 
Writers Abroad is a place where writers can share their work safe in the knowledge that their words, their characters and their aspirations are treated with consideration and a critical but constructive eye. It is the place for writers to share a passion for writing and the inspiration and motivation to keep creating.
 
Writers Abroad is a place where the sun is setting or rising somewhere, where the development of the craft is the driving force and where success is something to be celebratedWelcome to Writers Abroad, here you will find a writing community for expat writers living in countries around the globe. It provides a 'virtual' meeting place where you can meet over cappuccino, or a glass of wine and share the ups and downs of a writer's life.Writers Abroad is a place where writers can share their work safe in the knowledge that their words, their characters and their aspirations are treated with consideration and a critical but constructive eye. It is the place for writers to share a passion for writing and the inspiration and motivation to keep creating.
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