Niamh Clune

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Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jennifer Cartland

I have great pleasure in introducing a poem by Jennifer Cartland to the plum tree. I love the straightforward simplicity of this poem. And I love its poignant ending. This … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · 13 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

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

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Tina Jane Clowes Kay

I would like to introduce Tina Jane Clowes Kay. She is new to the plum tree and has sent in this marvellous interpretation of MOTHER! I am extending the time you … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aprilia Zank And Cleber Pacheco

Here is another of the wonderful poetry submission for the MOTHER anthology. You still have a few days to send in yours. This poem is by the great Aprilia Zank … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Erik & Josie Weibel

I have something very special for you today. Here is a poem submitted for the MOTHER anthology by 12 year old Erik Weibel. I LOVE this poem. It says it … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 15 Comments

The Truth of Me

Originally posted on Children's Books Heal:
The Truth of Me Patricia MacLachlan, Author Katherine Tegen Books/Harper-Collins Publishers, Fiction, June 2013 Suitable for Ages: 6-10 Themes: Grandmothers, Dogs, Animals, Family Relationships…

May 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Featuring Sue Lobo

Sue Lobo has submitted a beautiful poem about MOTHER from the perspective of Africa’s mothers. Don’t forget to send in your poem. There is still time!   MAMA AFRICA: by Sue … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 12 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: featuring some of the Mother submissions ~ Felicity Harley and Gretchen

I thought I would give you a sample of some of the poems that have been submitted for the Plum Tree Books’ Mother anthology. To illustrate this piece, I have … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Mother Poetry Fabulous Art Submissions

Are you looking for inspiration for the Mother Anthology (as if your mother isn’t enough inspiration!) Along with poetry submissions, we have received some wonderful art. Just take a look … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 7 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Pendyala Pradeep

I have the great honour to introduce someone today whom I believe to be a genuinely lovely person. Pendyala Pradeep is a reciter of classic Indian poetry and I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Narrator’s Voice By Daniel Vimont

The Challenges of audiobook narration: Giving Voice to characters. One of the most profound differentiators between audiobook narration and any other type of oration lies in the need for the … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 9 Comments