A huge welcome to Michele Gorman who is visiting our blog today as part of her blog tour for her new novel, The Curvy Girls Club. Today, Michele shares with us her inspiration behind her book:
Lots of people have asked me where the idea for The Curvy Girls Club came from and, as with most of my books, it began with a question.
I was talking to my mum, who’d just said “It’s easy for you, you’re skinny.”
“I’m not skinny,” I said. “I’m normal.”
She smiled. “Honey, look around you. You’re not normal. We are.”
That got me thinking about labels. What’s “normal”? Does it mean the norm? If so then Mum was right, “overweight” is normal. We use words like skinny and fat as judgmental words, when really, they’re just adjectives. Continue reading →by
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