itp and me [medical blog] noun immune thrombocytopenia purpura a website for patients with itp   adjective the way in which a patient with itp distinguishes themselves from their illness history & origin [from Medieval Latin immune + thrombosis + purpura meaning purple colour] Meg is the Founder and Editor of ITP and Me dot com is a … Read more

man·u·scrapped  [man-yuh-skrapt] noun the original text of an author’s work, handwritten or typed, that should never be submitted to a publisher, friend, family member or human being. a book or document written before the invention of style, grammar and plot. a website for Emerging Writers  adjective denotes the state of the written work immediately after being thrown away. history & origin [2014;  from Medieval Latin manūscroicio,  from the Latin manus  hand + proicio to adandon] Meg is the Founder and Editor … Read more

Becoming a Blogger – Workshop

  2 Hour Blogging Workshop Meghan Brewster is a writer and blogger.  In 2012 she founded ITP & Me – A support website and blog for patients with the rare auto immune disorder ‘Immune Thrombocytopenia’.  She is the founder and current editor of Manuscrapped, formerly The Emerging Writers Diary. Meghan has just returned from Melbourne where she was … Read more

Criticism; And what to do with it

Criticism.  I always knew it was coming.  Every writer, every writing book and everyone tried to prepare me for it.  I have been writing full time for about a year now.  I have been posting content on this, and another site regularly for a long time.  Mostly I have received quite positive feedback, but nothing … Read more