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Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: Opening Lines

Great opening lines should hook the reader, drawing them immediately into the story. These days, our language tends to be less grammatically correct, but perhaps less cumbersome. Personally, I love … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 13 Comments

Am I Fractured?

Originally posted on THE BARDO GROUP:
Clouds permission of Janet Beasley AM I Fractured? By Niamh Clune Am I fractured, when in the wrath of sunlight streaming ‘cross this sky,…

July 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aidan Tiffin (Aged 10)

Introducing the poetry of a wonderful young poet ~ Aidan Tiffin. Aidan is the son of the sister of a very dear friend of mine. I think Aidan, who was … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 19 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: The Hero in us.

 “If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.” Now! Don’t these opening lines capture the imagination immediately? Of course, you … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Leah’s Voice

Originally posted on Children's Books Heal:
Leah’s Voice Lori DeMonia, Author Monique Turchan, Illustrator Halo Publishing International, Fiction, 2013 Suitable for ages: 5-8 years Themes: Autism Spectrum, Siblings, Differences,…

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jacinta Caplan

  Introducing Jacinta Caplan to the plum tree. Jacinta  submitted this very powerful poem for the Plum Tree Book’s Poetry anthology on MOTHER! I love her poetry and her ability … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

My Declaration Of Independence.

Originally posted on THE BARDO GROUP:
I am not governed by a foreign power; I am self-governed. I am as free as I can be from the control of others.…

June 20, 2014 · 4 Comments
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