Jennifer Gilby Roberts

Women's Fiction/Chick Lit Author

Last Few Days to Win a Paperback Copy of After Wimbledon!

After-Wimbledon_Goodreads Giveaway copyJust a reminder that my Goodreads giveaway of a paperback copy of After Wimbledon will end on 31 October, so get your requests in now if you haven’t already.

To enter the giveaway you need to be a member of Goodreads, but you can sign up for free.  You’ll then need to go to the giveaway page to enter the draw.  While you’re there, come friend me!

Good luck everyone!

 

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Jennifer Speaks Out

Since today is World Mental Health Day, I thought I’d share a post I wrote a while back for Emma Louise’s blog on depression.

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Jennifer Roberts has suffered from depression for 17 years and has been medicated for five.  She has nevertheless managed to gain a good degree, travel, write two novels, get married and have a daughter. Today, she speaks. She has not been forced to talk about anything against her will. 

Oh, God, I’m So Depressed!

You’ve probably heard people say that quite a lot.  The word “depressed” has slipped into casual use now, to mean you’re feeling low.  But I can pretty much guarantee that the people who use it like it are not only not depressed, but never have been.  First, because someone who is actually in the grip of an attack of depression will be at home hiding under the duvet, not chatting with you over coffee, and second because they will probably not tell you they feel that way.

There’s still a stigma attached to depression.  Many wonderful…

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Win a Paperback Copy of After Wimbledon!

After-Wimbledon_Goodreads Giveaway copyGuess what?  I’m running a giveaway through Goodreads of a paperback copy of After Wimbledon!

To enter the giveaway you need to be a member of Goodreads, but you can sign up for free.  You’ll then need to go to the giveaway page to enter the draw.  While you’re there, come friend me!

The giveaway will run 1-31 October 2014.

Good luck everyone!

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