That term Renaissance Man, or in this case Renaissance Woman, totally applies to Wendy Nielsen of Writing a New Story. Like the traditional definition, Wendy knows a lot of different topics well, and all those subjects come together seamlessly on her blog. Wendy knows pop culture, music, and TV. She’s excited to share recipes and all things coffee. She blogs about parenting and friendship and relationships. And Wendy is a cancer advocate and survivor, using her reach to educate and support. Writing a New Story is an an extension of Wendy’s life, and that makes it real, beautiful, and so fun to read.
Meet Wendy here, and then click to her site to read more.
What Is Your Blog About?
WRITING A NEW STORY is about my life. I’m a mom, cancer survivor, advocate, lover of food, fun, health and the Foo Fighters – and I write about all of that.
What Makes Your Blog Different?
No one is really that interested in reading about breast cancer until they are diagnosed with it. And that is totally OK. But, 1 in 8 women in the US are at risk for developing the disease and when she sits down at her computer in search for information and answers and stories from someone like her — my blog will be there waiting.
Where Do You Blog?
Usually on the couch with my laptop perched on a pillow in my lap. This totally explains my aching back.
How Do You Take Your Coffee or Tea?
The Most-Played Song in My iTunes is [FILL IN THE BLANK].
Walt Grace’s Submarine Test, January 1967 by John Mayer. Tears, every time.
I Couldn’t Live Without My [FILL IN THE BLANK].
iPhone. It’s just so totally magical and keeps me connected with everyone I love regardless if they are near or far.
Where Is Your Dream Vacay?
Riding the carousels in Paris with my daughter.
Who is your Girl Crush?
Elizabeth Laime from the Totally Laime Podcast
What is Your Guilty Pleasure?
Beverly Hills, 90210 reruns. Dylan + Kelly = 4eva!
If You Could Invite Anyone (Alive or Dead) To Dinner, Who Would It Be?
Dave Grohl from Foo Fighters for cold beer, BBQ and epic storytelling.
What Is Your Favorite Part Of Your Body?
My lips. They cover most of my face.
What Do You Want The World To Know About You?
I’m working on a new weekly web series with my pal Megan called Long Story Short with Megan and Wendy and it will launch in September on You Tube!