Chasing Death
About the Author

"I view every misfortune as an opportunity to improve my life and that of others."

Jan Andersen has been a professional freelance writer, copywriter and editor since 1999, before which she had pursued a marketing and PR career spanning 25 years, between giving birth to four children; Kristian, Anneliese, Carsten and Lauren.

She writes compelling and diverse commercial copy for a broad spectrum of industries and contributes informative, inspirational and often humorous articles, features and columns on a wide range of topics to online and print media and books around the world.  She is also the author of two fertility e-books; Enhancing Fertility After Age 40 and Improve Your Fertility Naturally.  Jan's specialities include: 

 - Book editing (fiction and non-fiction)
 - Script editing (Screenplays, films)
 - Government policies, manifestos and other documentation (confidential)
 - Articles for the Independent, Guardian and Huffington Post (ghostwriting for cients)
 - Commercial Copywriting - all business sectors
 - Website Content
 - Articles, Features & Columns
 - Business, Personal & Complaint Letters
 - Dissertations
 - Marketing
 - Ebay Descriptions and Admin

Recently, Jan has decided to concentrate more on her artistic pursuits. Samples of her artwork can be viewed at

Jan also owns and manages several websites single-handedly, all of which she also designed, including the world’s premier resource for older mothers, Mothers Over 40 (, Child Suicide (, a supportive resource for families who have lost a child to suicide and Jan Andersen Writing Services (, which is Jan’s personal business site.

Jan has participated in numerous national and international radio and TV programmes as a result of her websites and written work.

Words that sum up Jan: Spiritual, kind, creative, intuitive, compassionate, funny, childlike, loving, positive.

Please feel free to contact me at jandersen8888 at live dot com.

©Jan Andersen 2009 - 2023

All rights reserved

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed."

Ernest Hemingway
Surviving after loss
Image ©Jan Andersen 2013, Norway
Chasing Death: 
Losing a Child to Suicide

ISBN: 978-1-905399-44-4
Publisher: Perfect Publishers Ltd
Pages: 488

ISBN 978-1-905399-45-1 (E-book) £4.44

£3 from the sale of every hard copy of the book is being donated to CALM, (Campaign Against Living Miserably), an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide.