Hi, I’m Jodie Moone of pagesofthemoone.com and welcome to my ‘About Me’ page.
I live in Derbyshire in England. I’m a Mum to a three-turned-demon Corgi named Cheddar. I’m also married to my best friend, in various relationships with fictional characters.
When I was a child, I never went far without a book. At one stage, I think I knew my secondary school library better than I knew the school layout. But that’s for another day. Reading has always been my go-to. Whether it be because I’m trying to escape or merely missing the feel of a book between my fingers.
Some of the most fabulous presents I’ve received is a good book. So, it seems crazy that it took me so long to realise what I’d always wanted to do.
After, a lot of soul searching, wondering what I wanted to do, I realised the answer had been in my hands for years. I wanted to write, but more importantly, I wanted to read.
Books. Stories. Spreading joy through words.
Writing had always been something I enjoyed, but never pursued for one reason or another, but when I began I couldn’t stop. Book blogging came next, something I found myself quickly enjoying as I ploughed through book after book.
Jodie Moone, for full transparency, is a pseudonym. My real name is Jodie, but my surname I wished to keep off the internet (as much as I could).
This is in part due to my full-time day job in healthcare, and also because of my husbands growing career, and his family. Since, I stole his surname when we exchanged jewellery.
The name Jodie Moone came to me because I usually write, or blog, at night. I added the ‘e’ because it’s the most popular letter in my full name (when it was my maiden name). It felt more fitting for me than my current surname, especially with hoping to be published in fantasy, young adult category.
What Am I Up To Now?
I began taking writing more seriously back in 2019. This came after playing in the sandbox of someone else’s world, growing confident to make my own sandcastles. It’s also where the dream for this new little corner grew from. Over time, and with copious amounts of Pepsi ‘Pages of the Moone‘ was born, moving from a side page to a fully-fledged blog.
On my blog, you can find me, as openly as I can, discussing mental health. I’m also a contributer at the ‘The Mighty’ . The rest of the time I’ll be screaming about books, writing, and lifestyle finds that just get me excited.
I’m also currently editing my first novel, hoping to bring it into the world in due course. I’m unsure of which publishing avenue I’m going down, so keep up to date to know more when I do.
Work Work Work
In terms of work, you can find me as a freelancing content creator. I also work in healthcare, currently full-time, while balancing this blog. I love everything I do.
For more, you can always find me on Instagram @pagesofthemoone.