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The Bingergread Cottage

My contribution to World Book Day. 

There are two types of Spam. As in this much-loved Monty Python clip there is a luncheon-meat which comes in tins, original name coming from spiced ham. That isn’t bad, useful on camping trips or if one is ravenous at 3 am and dead lazy.

The other one is unwanted advertising.

Why am I telling you this? It seems necessary because the internet is flooded with the damn stuff, some of it thrust up our noses by people who don’t even know what spam is. Here is a reduced version of a conversation I had on FB after posting a link in a “book group” to this blog which another member of the group had “liked” and then added an advertising link to her own book as a comment.

ME What is the connection with your book and what is in my post?

HER…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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