where the writers are

Holiday | Holiday

rachelle-vaughn's picture
Ethan and Lana (Watch Me) are back!  While Ethan wrestles with the idea of proposing, he must first survive an evening with Lana’s family at their annual Christmas Eve party.  Will they be able to find a moment alone or will tension from relatives and the hustle and bustle of the holidays...
kimberly-llewellyn's picture
Drive Me Crazy Snowbound and stranded in the Berkshire Mountains just days before a Christmas visit with the family, Tori Adams' holiday vacation has taken a turn for the worse. Until rescue comes in a big rig, manhandled by a denim-and-flannel clad trucker with an offer of hot coffee and a cozy...
david-valdes-greenwood's picture
For young David Valdes Greenwood, the indomitable “little fruitcake” at the center of these tales, nothing is sweeter than the promise of the holidays. A modern-day Tiny Tim, he holds fast to his ideal of what Christmas should be, despite the huge odds against him: Sub-zero Maine winters. A...
tim-levy's picture
Drought strikes Mt Kimberely, and the school principal makes some harsh rules. There's no bubblers, no toilets and most of all 'No Drinking!'. It's not long before the grass turns brown and the waratahs starts drooping. That's when Olive draws the line. But what can one girl, all on her own, do...
tim-levy's picture
Squeak Evans is a pretty normal kind of boy except for one thing - he can't talk. But when he auditions for the Rock Eisteddfod, Squeak finds he needs to be able to sing to get the part. Can Doctor Von Schprecken, the world's only Sniffular-bio-herbologist, help Squeak find his voice? Another...
tim-levy's picture
It's Sandra's birthday and her mum thinks Sandra's bizarre dream might solve the formula she's working on - so there's no time for birthday parties! Sandra's upset, but when she dreams her mum is kidnapped, Sandra rushes to warn her. Instead, she finds the Man in the Full Length Coat, who is...
robert-sward's picture
How To Succeed As St. Nick Can a tall, thin, 60-year-old Jewish poet achieve fulfillment as a Rent-A-Santa? By Robert Sward A buxom aspiring female Santa Claus in a quilted down jacket swaggers out of room C1 in Santa Cruz' Civic Center. Newly arrived in the U.S. from Canada, I'm next in line for...
marilyn-kallet's picture
The book features a short story and a recipe for every night of Chanukah.
amy-hammond-hagberg's picture
My Favorite Christmas takes you back in time to savor your own favorite moments surrounding the Christmas season as you catch glimpses into the humorous, lighthearted, and spiritually poignant memories of some of your favorite personalities from all walks of life, including actors, athletes,...
michael-christopher-lent's picture
Who doesn't love to open the mailbox during the holidays and find a newsletter? Whether it's a juicy missive from a college roommate inadvertently revealing her husband's wandering eye, a self-congratulatory account of a cousin's rise to power at the local fast-food joint, or a mind-numbingly...