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Favourite Childhood Book

Posted on 05/29/2012 01:16:12 PM

The books we read when we’re small can help form who we grow up to be. Depending on our choice of reading, we can either become inspired or traumatised. Before I even learnt to read I remember bedtime stories being read to me, or when there wasn’t time for that, an audio book was played which ...

The Interrobang Revisted

Posted on 05/29/2012 08:39:14 AM

Punctuation has always intrigued me. I ponder over such mysteries as who invented the apostrophe and why it is shaped the way it is. The origin of the ampersand, the em dash and the ellipsis —and who deemed them necessary—have me captivated. As I researched the phenomena of obscure punctuation, ...

IPPY Awards

Posted on 05/15/2012 02:27:15 PM

I received exciting news yesterday from my publisher Theytus Books. Over 2,400 independent authors and publishers participated in the 16th annual, 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. My suspense thriller BROKEN BUT NOT DEAD won the Silver Medal for Canada-West -- Best Regional Fiction.  WOO-HOO!  As ...

One of the Best Horror Novelists (A zombocalype Nightmare)

Posted on 05/15/2012 10:17:43 AM

Where do I start you guys this book has me talking about it to everyone I see. First of all those of you that already are familiar with my blogging ,then should already know my thoughts on the author Rhiannon Frater. She is phenomenally awesome . She knows how to write a horror novel that will keep you ...

Help a girl out?

Posted on 05/08/2012 02:37:33 PM

Here is my article it is going to be about This online marketing Platform , I get an email telling me that I'm 50 percent on the toplist. But I'm really not following how this all really works. I thought once you add your blog adress that was it? But I guess it isnt because here is an ...

Learning a Second Language When and Why

Posted on 04/26/2012 06:47:21 AM

Learning a Second Language When and Why. Can studying a second language in elementary school boost student achievement in other academic areas? Numerous studies suggest that this may be the case. Yet even though NCLB identifies foreign language as a core subject, only about a fourth of U.S. public ...

Identity, Photographs, and Loving Che

Posted on 04/24/2012 11:56:39 AM

It is a Thursday evening; the cold wind whips up the leaves on the sidewalk. They spin in zephyrs until they hit grass and then settle into a new pattern on the ground. You walk slowly through the cemetery. Clouds float across the deepening blue sky. You look for freshly turned ground, where they buried ...

The Character Flaws of Lancelot Du Lac

Posted on 04/24/2012 11:49:00 AM

Once there was a small baby. He was beautiful. His beauty shone so brightly that when his mother, Queen Elaine, set him down for a moment to assist his ailing father, King Ban of Benoic, a faery leaped out of a lake and stole him. The faery delivered the child safely to her Queen, the Lady of the Lake, ...

The Old Farm - new poem

Posted on 04/22/2012 06:13:21 PM

The old overgrown barnyard,After decades of disuse,Lays littered with rusty old equipmentAnd is now surrounded by verdant nature -The spirit of the abandoned farmSeems to whisper to the urban explorer,Who takes only pictures andLeaves only footprints.The grandfather of the old farming familyMay still ...

The best friend

Posted on 04/21/2012 08:22:54 PM

Summer time was vacation time, and for us children, this meant a compulsory trip to the southern most tip of India, to the tiny village of Anadikrihtapuram. Our grandparents lived there, and relations from across the country would gather there for the two month vacation period. During these two month ...

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