In Conversation With Elloa + Nige Atkinson

Conversation
Today we have a Wildfire DUO - authors of 'Odd Man Out: Breaking the Vow of Male Silence' talking to us about the consequences we face when we aren't encouraged to step into our power and connect on a deeper level. Tell us what you do - and more importantly, why you do it? We write, speak, teach workshops and offer coaching to support men to break the vow of male silence and voice their emotional truth about what it means to be a man in the world today. We do what we do because we see men quietly struggling under a vow of silence that prohibits them from talking and connecting with themselves and each other, and the consequences can be heartbreaking. We want to do what we can…
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In Conversation With Ali Williams

In Conversation With Ali Williams

Conversation
Today we're in conversation with Ali Williams - Wildfire Women speaker and aficionado of all things chick lit (and Italian food...) Tell us what you do - and more importantly, why you do it? By day I work within academic services in higher education (essentially, I'm a timetabling queen), but by night I'm an editor for an online romance magazine, a line editor for romance novels and an academic. What's the biggest misconception people have about you (or your industry)? Romance as a genre and an industry gets put down by pretty much everyone with comments such as "the books are all the same", "they're one big cliche" and "they're misogynistic". My academic research argues that these books are worthy of scholarly scrutiny, and my work with PHS magazine revels…
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