All posts by Linda Parkinson-Hardman

About Linda Parkinson-Hardman

Social Entrepreneur and Founder of the Hysterectomy Association; Social Media Strategist at Internet Mentor; Speaker; Writer and Author of Seven Books; Blogger at http://womanontheedgeofreality.com and all round diva. Phew what a lot for a Thursday afternoon :-) You can find out more about me (and perhaps connect) at http://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaph

An Interview With Scott Shannon, Author of Walking With Jesus

This week I’d like to welcome Scott Shannon onto the Thursday Throng. He’s a Christian pastor, writer and father who is seeking to help people worldwide become authentic Christians. He is the senior pastor for the Worldwide Christian Ministry association, an Internet ministry serving Christians around the world. He has worked as a volunteer pastor for the past 28 years in jails, prisons, nursing homes, homeless shelters, food pantries, and in churches in the United States, Egypt, Morocco, Japan, Peru, and Europe. Continue reading

An Interview With Carol Casada, Author of Westmore: Betrayal

Carol Casada is with me on the Thursday Throng today. She’s the author of the Westmore series and Betrayal is the 5th book. She’s a girl from Virginia who set out on her journey to becoming a writer from Ringgold. She’s now released four other books in the Westmore series and is a fully fledged indie author. Continue reading

Meeting Sean C Sousa, the Author of The Forever Saga: Flash

This week I’d love for you all to welcome Sean C Sousa to the Thursday Throng chair. He is the author The Forever Saga: Flash which was first envisioned as a video game, then a screenplay and finally found it’s voice as a novel. His aim is to change the world, one book at a time, by creating an environment that promotes positive social change. Continue reading

An interview with HW Cumming, author of The Adventures of Horace, George and Ingle: The Rise of the Black Knight

This week it is my great pleasure to introduce HW Cumming to the Thursday Throng. HW is the author of The Adventures of Horace, George and Ingle: The Rise of the Black Knight and is very kindly giving away a copy of his book to one lucky commenter. All you need to do to take part is leave a comment on the post to say hi, ask HW a question or even share a thought. Continue reading

July Writerly Tidbits

This particular update has been several months coming and I’ve gathered all sorts of news from my Thursday Throng authors along the way. Before we get on to that though, I wanted to let you know that in future I’m going to be doing things slightly differently. Every time I publish a blog post in future it will be sent out as an email to you as well. Continue reading

Meeting Gloria Mattioni, author of Dakota Warrior

 Gloria Mattioni is a reckless woman. We know this because of some of the answers she’s shared in her interview. We also know it because she’s the author of two books – one about James R. Weddell and the other a book about 9 KickAss Women ….! Read on with caution – she might just influence you too. Continue reading

Meeting Maegan Glidden, author of Best Bitches: Guide for navigating complicated female relationships

We all know that having female friends can sometimes be dangerous water to inhabit. After all, as women we can sometimes have high expectations of ourselves on multiple fronts; looks, career, social life, family, friends, children, relationships etc … This week I’m really pleased to introduce Maegan Glidden, the author of Best Bitches, a book that helps you navigate those choppy waters! Continue reading

A Winner A Day: The Foundations for infant Loss Training Inspirational Woman Award – Linda Parkinson-Hardman – The Hysterectomy Association (Dorset 2014)

Linda Parkinson-Hardman:

What a night it was too ….!

Originally posted on Venus Awards:

Linda Parkinson-Hardman at the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards Finalists Event
Linda Parkinson-Hardman at the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards Finalists Event

Business Women Awards announced the 2014 winners at the Lighthouse Poole on 11th June.  Hosted by Dan Mills from Heart and Tara Howard, Venus Awards Founder.

Linda Parkinson-Hardman from The Hysterectomy Association won the Dorset 2014 NatWest Venus Awards in Category The Foundations for infant Loss Training Inspirational Woman Award.
The NatWest Venus Awards Dorset Ceremony in association with Breeze Volkswagen was held on the 11th June – Hosted at the state of the art Lighthouse.
The Hysterectomy Association is a social enterprise set up by Linda Parkinson-Hardman in 1997. It was created to provide impartial, timely and appropriate information
and support to women facing a hysterectomy. It now supports almost 2,000,000 women every year.

After Winning the Award Linda gave us her Feedback about the Venus Awards:
The Venus Awards has introduced me to a…

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An interview with Shay West, author of Dangerous Reflections

It’s my great pleasure to introduce Shay West on today’s Thursday Throng author interview. Shay has a doctorate degree in Human Medical Genetics from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. And when she isn’t writing she’s teaching biology classes at  Colorado Mesa University. She is a passionate scientist and loves magic and fantasy. Continue reading