About Sally G. Cronin

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Thank you very much for stopping by. My name is Sally Georgina Cronin but you will find that I have had a number of variations online and for my books including Georgina Cronin and Sally Cronin.

After working in a number of industries for over 25 years, I decided that I wanted to pursue a completely different career, one that I had always been fascinated with. I began studying Nutrition and the human body twenty years ago and I opened my first diet advisory centre in Ireland in 1998. Over the last 18 years I have practiced in Ireland and the UK as well as written columns, articles and radio programmes on health and nutrition. I published my first book with a Canadian self-publisher in the late 90s and since then have republished that book and released nine others as part of our own self-publishing company. Apart from health I also enjoy writing fiction in the form of novels and short stories.

If you would like to read the long version….. here it is

I am one of those people who has led an eclectic life. My father was in the Royal Navy so we lived abroad several times and I only really settled down in the UK at age 14. My education suffered a little from switching between seven schools in different countries but I now have a repertoire of swear words second to none!

I trained as a secretary as my parents felt that my dream to be an actress and music diva was probably a little unrealistic!  I started well in my first job but a pregnant chair side assistant who developed a phobia to blood meant that I had to step into the shoes of dental nurse, a career I enjoyed before moving to the hospitality industry.

This resulted in me meeting my husband (known as room 40) nine years later and we had a whirlwind courtship over five weeks and married 36 years ago. We still have the whirlwind courtship moving over several continents to reach the final outpost here in on the East Coast of Ireland in a small harbour called Courtown. Luckily with the Worldwide Web it is still possible from this terrific place to keep in touch with all the amazing people we have met off and online.

I have spent a number of years in each of the following industries – Retail, Advertising and Telecommunications, radio and television and had a blast. I love learning new skills and eventually I might even master WordPress!

I have written short stories and poetry since a very young age and when I went ‘Indie’ in 1998 I combined my retraining as a Nutritional Therapist with this love of writing with my first book. I also began contributing columns in the media in the UK and Spain and my own monthly newsletter.

My first health book  was Size Matters which told the story of my journey from a very overweight 24 stone – 330lbs to a slimmish and healthier individual.

Over the last 18 years this love of writing has developed into another nine titles, my blog and also into Indie Publishing in 2004.  You will find more of that story in the directory. Moyhill Publishing.

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Over the last 12 years I have managed to fit radio and Internet television both in front of the microphone and camera and behind in a producing and directing role.  So whilst I never became the UK Esther Williams I did get to perform without getting too waterlogged.

My latest book was published in February 2017 – What’s in a Name –  Twenty Colourful Tales…. something for everyone I hope… stories of people and their lives.. the hopes, fears, relationships and sometimes survival.

In the summer a different bookTitle to be revealed A no nonsense, plain English guide to managing the people in our lives at home and at work. This is a manual that I developed over 25 years in my previous career as a manager across several industries. The training programme was completed by many young supervisors and managers finding their feet in the work environment; but it is also a guide to managing people in the more personal space of our own homes. Not just those we employ to carry out jobs for us from minor repairs to major refurbishment or rebuilds, but also our family and friends who sometimes need guidance to ensure a healthy and balanced relationship.

The R’s of Life – A guide to survival in a Modern World-written directly on the blog each week. – Romance, Revenge, ‘Rights’, Recognition…you get the picture. Coming soon.. the sequel to Tales from the Garden.. more fairy stories with an Irish twist.

The R's of Life

Social Media connections.
I would love to connect with you on other sites too and here are my links.

http://uk.linkedin.com/in/sallycronin1

https://www.facebook.com/sally.cronin
https://www.facebook.com/sallygeorginacronin
https://plus.google.com/+SallyCronin/about

Books
Recently we added my eight books that are in E-versions to Smashwords for those readers without Kindle. You will find more information in the My Books directory or click on the links below.

https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/my-books/

Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/author/sallycroninbooks

Smashwords
https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/SallyGCronin or you can buy safely direct from my own selling pages.

If you would like to talk to me about guest blogging or to participate in any of the FREE book promotions you can find details at this link.

https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/smorgasbord-free-author-and-blogger-promotion-2017/

Thank you for stopping by and please leave your comments and introduce yourself.

 

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