Kate Middleton Pens First Literary Piece In Book For Like-Minded Women

Get all the details on Kate Middleton's first foray into publishing, as she pens forward for new RAF book.

Kate Middleton is set to turn her hand to writing, as she pens her first forward for a new book.

It was only a matter of time before the Duchess of Cambridge penned her first literary piece, and her first foray into the publishing world couldn’t be more inspired (and totally adorable).

Contributing to a collection of stories told by the wives of Royal Air Force servicemen, Kate will be published in the Living in the Sliptstream: Life as an RAF Wife.

‘These women reveal, in their authentic voices and colourful portraits, what life as an RAF wife is really life,’ read a press release from Book Guild Publishing. ‘When a whole family can be require to up-stricks and move with almost no notice, when rank pulls favour even at home, and when things go comically wrong during a royal visit.’

Talking more about K Middy’s contribution, Louise Campbell, a rep for the publishing house, told E! News: ‘The three editors of the collection are all RAF wives themselves, and I think that they just felt that obviously it would lend the book some amazing credibility to have a forward by somebody that’s obviously in the public eye, but is also an RAF wife herself.’

On why the Duchess may have decided to join the project, Louise added: ‘I think probably one of the most amazing parts is that the author’s profits from the books will go towards charities that are plower back into the RAF services, so I think that was probably the main reason.’

The Living in the Sliptstream: Life as an RAF Wife is set to be released in May, with all profits being donated to the Royal Air Forces Association and RAF Benevolent Fund.

Following Prince William’s departure from the RAF last October, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge moved to Kensington Palace where they’ll concentrate on their royal duties and raising Prince George. Aww.

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