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Genres of Literature – Science Fiction

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
Science Fiction is a story based on the impact of potential science, either actual or imagined. It is one of the genres of literature that is set in the future…

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Genres of Literature – Comedy

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
A comic novel is a novel-length work of humorous fiction. Many well-known authors have written comic novels, including P.G. Wodehouse, Henry Fielding, Mark Twain and John Kennedy Toole. Writing comedy is…

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Patty Wiseman: Where It All Started

Originally posted on Phyllis A. Still:
This month’s guest blog post is from Award Winning Patty Wiseman who writes stories of strong women overcoming insurmountable odds. From historical to contemporary these romantic and suspenseful tales carry the message of survival…

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Some Truths About Writing

There are a number of truths about writing. Here are are several: The easier it is to read, the harder it was to write. This is counter-intuitive. We see a figure skater make it look so easy, yet all we … Continue reading

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Booked and Social

Booked at the Sherwood Park Bookworm Social over coffee at Social Grounds Coffeehouse Slide show: Bookworm and SGC (8  photos) See more events

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Upcoming Writing Events

I have two book events coming up this Saturday, October 28th. The first is at the Sherwood Park Bookworm, a local bookstore, which is running a Star Wars Reads from 11:00-3:00. I will be dropping in at the beginning. The … Continue reading

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Words in the Park 2017

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, the annual Words in the Park event was held at Spark Gallery in Sherwood Park during the Alberta Culture Days weekend. Over 32 authors authors attended. There were several book launches, an author readings corner, … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Author Reading

Below are pictures from our Back-to-School Author Reading on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Thank you again to Social Grounds Coffeehouse in Sherwood Park, Alberta, for the venue and to Mandy Eve-Barnett for hosting this event.

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Welcome Back, Dolly Dennis!

Continuing with the Where Are They Now? series, today we hear from author and artist Dolly Dennis, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. I found her answers deeply honest, poignant, and inspiring. Interview with Dolly Dennis Born in a refugee camp, … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Alison Neuman!

Returning author, playwright, choreographer, and lyricist Alison Neuman has some news for us in our continuing 2017 Where Are They Now? series. Last year, she mentioned that two producers were interested in working together to reproduce her musical and play … Continue reading

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