Mark HendyFeatured writer
Hey, how are you? I’m Mark. I’m a writer.
I’m originally from Devon but I live in Manchester at the moment. I work as a freelance copywriter. This basically means I write descriptions of things. Dog food, bras… anything really. I used to work for Deborah Meaden. I once parked my Metro in her parking space at work and got into trouble.
I’ve always had anxiety and depression. In 2006, I started writing as a kind of release, and a year later, began work on a book.
“Panic and the Inner Monkey” is a fictionalised account of my experience with panic attacks, and the monotony of office work. In 2008, I printed 100 copies, and put them up for sale on ebay, advertising on myspace and facebook. I got some press coverage, and a year later my book was published.
My second book, “Piccadilly Line” is a reflection on a generation torn between having fun/staying young, and knowing they should grow up and be responsible.
I am currently trying to grow up and be responsible.
I tweet. A lot.
Articles by this author:
I feel it closing off the light And cutting off my air. It’s taking over all my thoughts, It gets in everywhere. The Blanket’s thick and…
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has been chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to join Heads Together, a new campaign promoting…
Bicycle Day might not be quite what we first thought (google it!), but screw it, we’re going to celebrate all the two-wheeled trips going on in…
Mike Swinford, is popping out for a little bike ride for CALM. Where’s he heading you ask? Just Malta, no biggie. Mike, why Malta? It was…
Recently we’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the top guys over at Plymouth University as they prepare to cycle 1,700 miles for CALM. Nice…