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Poetry Sunday: Anna Swir’s ‘The Same Inside’

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski: Sometimes we find kinship in unexpected places. Poet Anna Swir’s poem “The Same Inside” captures the meeting of twin souls perfectly. Anna Swir (or Anna Świrszczyńska)(1909-1984) was a Polish poet who wrote about WWII, love, and the experience of women in post-war Europe. When Nazis occupied Poland, she joined the…

Penelope Lively …

Originally posted on Routine Matters:
Penelope Lively … Penelope Lively (born 17 March 1933) is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. She has won both the Booker Prize (Moon Tiger, 1987) and the Carnegie Medal for British children’s books (The Ghost of Thomas Kempe, 1973). Her latest work, Dancing Fish and Ammonites, A Memoir, was published in 2013.…

TWO RISING STARS | Carol Balawyder

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
I can’t help reblogging this today. I got out of bed, grabbed a coffee and turned on my computer. I found this blog by Carol Balawyder with a review of Judy Penz Sheluk’s Skeletons in the Attic and my third novel, Avalanche. I’m so honored to be listed with such a…

The Myth, The Whole Myth And Nothing But The Myth

Originally posted on Author – Richard F Holmes:
Probably the greatest barrier to the enlightenment of the human race is that we are not interested in the truth; only the truth as we understand it. This monkey has just found out he is descended from human beings, having been told at school it was the…

Writing Time: Selfish, Selfless, or Saving Others?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Christopher Slater I will start out by saying that this is a perfect example of what is meant by the phrase, “Doctor, heal thyself!” I am the absolute worst at not following this advice. Of course, that is probably why I have joked with my students…

The Swamp

Originally posted on Andrew Joyce:
When I got into the car, he told me to call him Teddy Bear. It was 3:00 a.m. and I was hitchhiking. I was grateful when I saw the brake lights come on and the car stop about thirty feet from where I was standing. The car itself was not…


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If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for a great book to dive into. Have you read one lately that you would recommend? Or, have you written a book? Let me know by submitting … Source: BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY READERS

I am with my Heavenly Father

Originally posted on Motivation for today's REALITY:
Dear friends of Jennifer AKA Jenmotivates12, My broken heart grieves to share with you the news of Jennifer’s sudden unexpected passing from this world last week on December 29th, 2o16.   My only comfort is beyond my own understanding; that our good Lord saw it was her…

Review: Budget Menu Queen by Rebecca Inman

Review: Budget Menu Queen by Rebecca Inman

Originally posted on Happymeerkatreviews:
I was kindly sent a free copy of this book by the publisher Austin Macauley for a review.  It is a cookbook for cooking on a budget which is perfect for those of us feeling the pinch on funds after Christmas. Eating on a budget is something more and more of us…

Meet Guest Author Sarah E. Smith…

Meet Guest Author Sarah E. Smith…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Hi I’m Sarah and when I was at school I was the “thick, lazy, gobby kid” teachers despaired of and sent out of the room. Constantly the new girl, I knew within two years I wouldn’t be at the school anymore. So: I just couldn’t…

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