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anne-brooke's picture
Apr.08.2010
Writing News: Am pleased to say that Give and Take has a new review at Three Dollar Bill Reviews, so thanks for reading, Kassa - much appreciated! At the same time, The Hit List gained a 4 star rating at Goodreads, so that's very heartening too. Which is good as I must admit I've been feeling...
yolande-barial's picture
Mar.07.2010
Today is Sunday and it happens to be my favorite day of the week.  I look forward to going to church and hanging out with like-minded folk.  The singing, the smiles, the side kisses on the cheek, the handshakes, the whaz'ups from the kids and the good morning sister mother and deacon and brother...
anne-brooke's picture
Mar.04.2010
Have had great fun today with the edits forGive and Take, and have now sent these back to my lovely editor at Amber Allure Press. It's due to be published on 21 Marchso I'm looking forward to that. How I love a good-hearted barman indeed. Meanwhile, my first ever gay werewolf story, entitled (with...
pat-montandon's picture
Jan.15.2010
When I was five my mother said she was going to teach me to memorize poetry, edifying poetry as it turned out, poems with a moral message. My mother, Mama, was a stern taskmaster and I was afraid that she would be mean to me. However, I soon realized that not only did I like poetry, but I enjoyed...
gabriel-wilensky's picture
Jan.15.2010
Antisemitism is on the rise again. Never since the end of the Second World War have there been so many antisemitic incidents worldwide. The world suffers from amnesia and disregarding the lessons from the past looks the other way. Film director Mel Gibson releases The Passion of the Christ, a...
crista-cloutier's picture
Jan.05.2010
It was with no small amount of trepidation that I approached a sung evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral. I knew it would be big and traditional, and so I imagined the worst. Dull. We've all attended those services during which a tired congregation sighs through the words without any sort of...
heather-koelle's picture
Dec.24.2009
My DH and I just returned from our 5pm Christmas Eve service at church. this early service is for families with young children,and the church was packed. AFter I finished reading the old testament reading I joined my Daughter DH and GRandkids for the rest of the service.  Now my grandkids dont seem...
crista-cloutier's picture
Dec.17.2009
It was a great pleasure to crash the 2009 Annual Conference of the Church of England Guild of Vergers.   The Guild is not a trade union, not a club, nor is it some sort of sect, instead it is a professional association that promotes fellowship and spiritual guidance amongst the...
anne-brooke's picture
Nov.22.2009
Well, gosh, it's been a wild weekend for writing news, I can tell you! Where do I start?? First off, I have a brand-new web page for my upcoming short story, A Stranger's Touch, plus an extract from the beginning. It's due out in eBook version on 24 January 2010, so should warm the chilly New Year...
crista-cloutier's picture
Nov.13.2009
This is that time of year when every lapel sports a red paper poppy to commemorate fallen British soldiers. A beautiful tradition followed by the young and old, soldier and civilian alike. It speaks to a nation that remembers.   When I first came to England, my boyfriend told me the story of a...