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elmaz-abinader's picture
I. Resident And Tourist   El Bruc in Cataluña is a town that’s easy to miss. You might drive through it on your way to the monastery at Montserrat or touring the north of Spain. The town has 500 people a handful of nice restaurants, a super mercat, a beautiful swimming pool and a view of the...
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It's Springtime in Gundarland (it's in a parallel universe) and on the longest day of the year, the Gundarite religion celebrates its most sacred ceremony, the Snotfest.During January, author Hank Quense has reduced the price of the three books written about Gundarland. Tales From Gundarland,...
malay-roychoudhury's picture
I find all the Bengali grooms after their marriage are gifted with special attention and affection of their mother-in-laws. Even those who divorce their first wife and marry again get the love and affection of the new mother-in-law. Unfortunately I didn't have a mother-in-law as my wife had lost...
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You’ve got the bird home, dressed it in its best Thanksgiving suit, and placed it in the warmth of the oven or the stove, the heat causing the flesh to melt softly inside and the juices to spill out and settle over its body. You will bring it out for the family dinner – an event so positive, so...
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http://www.fictionstudiobooks.com/Fiction_Studio_Books/Our_Blog/Entries/... fiction studio books         In an appealingly small movie theater, a guest of my producer and friend, Michael Gunther of Triboro Pictures, I revisited the...
pauline-rowson's picture
Crime has descended on the otherwise respectable spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England with an invasion of crime fiction writers and crime fiction fans. Yes, the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Festival , or the Harrogate International Festival as it is now called, has kicked off and runs...
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There must be a thousand ways to break a Guinness World Record, and most are easier than this. The city of Highwood, Illinois will light the night for Halloween this year. If all goes well, they will also end up in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most jack-o-lanterns lit in one...
dorraine-k-darden's picture
To me, being in a wild world with so many sights, sounds, odors, tastes and textures is a little like walking down dusty paths of a renaissance festival and being bombarded with the scent of apple dumplings and roasted turkey legs while my ears buzz with pan flutes and tambourines, all as I’m...
andrew-b-lewis's picture
I'll be appearing at the Concord Festival of the Author on October 29th at 7:30 PM. Details here.
farzana-versey's picture
I woke up as I do on any other day, determined to treat it like any other day…not days of night-old henna flakes on the sheet, of the hub of activity when the men in the house prepared to go for the namaaz and the women in the kitchen. My mother cooked like a dream…this time too she has made sheer...