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Broadcast Wasteland Debuts! Interview with Ben Van Dongen

Local sci-fi writer Ben Van Dongen has published another book! The man is prolific, I tell you! He is one of the many writers who have books launching during this wild and strange time. Let's continue to show our support for writers everywhere by doing what we can to buy their books, talk about their… Continue reading Broadcast Wasteland Debuts! Interview with Ben Van Dongen

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BEST-SELLER! Follow-Up with Author Jane Christmas

I friends! I just had to do a follow-up email with author Jane Christmas because she got some HUGE news just days after her book released! Also, I've received her book and read it and LOVE IT. You can order it through online retailers or request a copy from our local bookstores. Here we go!… Continue reading BEST-SELLER! Follow-Up with Author Jane Christmas

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Poem for a Contest & The Contest!

A blog reader sent me a link to a poetry contest he's having...deadline is on Tuesday! Because I'm hot to submit these days, I'm trying hard to say yes to entering things that show up in my life! Here's the link, if you'd like to enter too! https://penableme.wordpress.com/2020/03/05/poetry-thursday-competition/ how to submit: Submitting your great poems… Continue reading Poem for a Contest & The Contest!

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This just in – a review of Look At Her

Though it's been some time since Look At Her launched, turns out that folks are still reading, and affected enough to give time and energy to writing and publishing a review! Many thanks to FreeFall Magazine - "FreeFall is a literary magazine based in Calgary, AB.. In 2008 Micheline Maylor and Lynn C. Fraser took… Continue reading This just in – a review of Look At Her

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FROM A TO ZIFFERY ZANKS BOOK LAUNCH THIS SUNDAY!

Looking for a zany and gross but totally fun and wonderful gift for that special child in your life? Look no further - we are proud to announce the book launch of 'From A to Ziffery Zanks' - a collection of children's clerihew poetry. Words by me, Vanessa Shields, and pictures by the great Glen… Continue reading FROM A TO ZIFFERY ZANKS BOOK LAUNCH THIS SUNDAY!

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Twenty Questions with Harriet Bernstein – Part 2 of 2

Thank you for reading our first instalment of 'Twenty Questions with Harriet Bernstein'! Have you fallen in love yet? I hope so! We've got ten more questions and answers for you to read, and continue to get to know the incredible woman who is Harriet Bernstein! Of course, if any of this has resonates with… Continue reading Twenty Questions with Harriet Bernstein – Part 2 of 2

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Twenty Questions with memoirist Harriet Bernstein – Part 1 of 2

Writer Harriet Bernstein is a force. A woman with a life story that rivals any Hollywood romantic drama Academy Award winning film. I think maybe Meryl Streep could play present-day Harriet...looking back over a lifetime of adventures. She'd at least get nominated for an Oscar! To play the leading man? Hmmm. Antonio Banderas, perhaps? But… Continue reading Twenty Questions with memoirist Harriet Bernstein – Part 1 of 2