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Genres of Literature – Fables

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
A Fable is a story about supernatural or extraordinary people usually in the form of narration that demonstrates a useful truth. In Fables, animals often speak as humans that are legendary…

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Heritage Festival in the Rain

Our annual tradition of attending the Heritage Festival at Hawrelak Park on the August long weekend was no wash-out in spite of the rain. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but going to the festival in the rain turned out … Continue reading

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Upcoming Writing Events – Add Yours for Your Location…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
This week I will be attending a special supper with a member of my writing group who resides in Newfoundland. Not only is it exciting to see her, for…

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Experiencing Edmonton

Several months ago, I wrote Harbinger of Winter Does Not Stop Festival, showcasing Edmonton, Alberta–Canada’s Festival City, known for its culture and history. Edmonton is North America’s most northern major city. It offers all the conveniences and events of urban … Continue reading

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Words in the Park 2016

Words in the Park, part of a three-day Alberta Culture Days event, took place on a rainy Saturday, October 1st at the Sherwood Park Community Centre AGORA in Sherwood Park, Alberta (near Edmonton). It was hosted by The Writers Foundation … Continue reading

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Another Road Trip in Alberta

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
We are taking advantage of another long weekend and traveling west to Wildwood, then stopping over in Drayton Valley. Then an early start to take in the sights via…

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Harbinger of Winter Does Not Stop Festival City

Yellow leaves appearing as early as August 14 are the harbinger of winter, when close to six months of moonscape erase the concept of colour from one’s memory. The view from Groat Bridge was of black trees on white ground … Continue reading

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