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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Tessa Buckley: New Life As An Author After MS Diagnosis

Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Tessa Buckley: New Life as an Author After MS Diagnosis

My ALLi author guest this episode is Tessa Buckley, who had a successful career working with architects and designers until she developed multiple sclerosis and had to rethink everything about her life. This led to research about the proper diet to prevent the progression of MS, which in turn led to a brand-new writing career. Today, she writes middle-grade adventure stories and, she says, there's no better time to be a disabled author. I'll let Tessa Buckley tell her story.

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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Tessa Buckley

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Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Tessa Buckley: About the Author

Tessa Buckley worked as an architectural assistant and interior designer in London, until a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis cut short her career. She is now a freelance writer, specializing in the fields of health and nutrition, and family history. She also writes novels for children. She has two grown-up children, and lives by the sea in Essex with her husband, a retired teacher. You can find her on Facebook or her website.


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Author: Howard Lovy

Howard Lovy has been a journalist for more than 30 years, and now amplifies the voices of independent author-publishers and works with authors as a developmental editor. Howard is also a freelance writer specializing in Jewish issues whose work appears regularly in Publishers Weekly, the Jewish Daily Forward, and Longreads.

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  1. Having known Tessa for some years now through the writing group we both attend at Leigh-on-Sea and thus having heard some of her back story, hearing her relate the story through this podcast was so good. She presents very clearly and precisely and fills in some gaps. So, thank you ALLI and Howard for this opportunity and every good wish to Tessa for her writing career.

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