Members’ Webinar: Singing In the Rain: Maximising Your Wellbeing As a Writer with Rachel Kelly

March 3, 2021

Join us for this wonderful workshop where our host Rachel Kelly will talk openly about her own experience of depression and recovery. She'll shares strategies and exercises to help authors ‘sing in the rain’, to see the positives in the negatives through this difficult Covid period and build up their own toolbox of wellbeing strategies, both physical and psychological. This talk is inspired by Rachel’s latest book Singing in the Rain: An inspirational workbook which is based on numerous psychological studies.

Rachel is a bestselling writer, public speaker and mental health campaigner. She writes regularly for the press and gives TV and radio interviews to help educate and break down the stigma around mental illness in her role as an ambassador for several mental health charities. She also shares evidence-based strategies on how to stay calm and well and is the author of four books covering her experience of depression and recovery and her steps to wellbeing from poetry to nutrition. Rachel speaks at events and wellbeing workshops, sharing her motivational and holistic approach to good mental health. She is an official ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness, HeadTalks, SANE and The Counselling Foundation. Her books include her memoir Black Rainbow about her expression of depression and three subsequent books about her recovery and how to stay calm and well - Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness;The Happy Kitchen: Good Mood Food; and Singing in the Rain: An inspirational workbook. She is a member of the Speakers Collective, a group of speakers with lived experience of mental health conditions.

This workshop is only available to members of Byte The Book. If you're not already a member you can join us from £36 a quarter via

This workshop will be run via Zoom. Please register before by 12pm on Wednesday 2nd March 2021 and we'll send you a link to access the event.