Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with 12 things writers never really grow out of.
Check out what's new on the shelves of Sally's Cafe and Bookstore from this post on the Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
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Check out the story, Getting Away with Murder, from Sally Cronin’s short story collection, Flights of Fancy. Click on the original post from her Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
Flights of Fancy was my first short story collection published in 2009 in paperback and audio with a later ebook edition. The stories were written over twenty years and scribbled down on odd pieces of paper… Over the next five weeks I will be sharing them on Saturday and Sunday whilst I get on with editing the next book.. I hope you will enjoy my early efforts.
Getting Away with Murder.
On my forty-third birthday, I murdered a woman. She made me do it. For over fifteen years, she had made my very life, a misery and a mockery. This woman had bullied and forced me into behaviour that had made me ashamed, fearful for my life and sanity. She jeopardized my health and destroyed my self-esteem.
As I stand before you, I freely admit to this killing. I realise that this is my chance to have my say, to…
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Check out this engaging interview with blogger, The Militant Negro, as featured on Sally Cronin’s Getting to Know You feature from this post on her Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
My guest today is the generous, forthright and passionate advocate for civil liberties, The Militant Negro™. Not a day goes by when one or more of my posts are shared on his eclectic blog and I know that I am just one amongst many have reason to be grateful for his kindness. You will find the arts, poetry, fiction as well as down to earth and compelling documentation of the the many civil rights violations that are part of all our cultures.
Anyway, now it is time to find out which of the five questions Mr. MN chose to respond to.
The Smorgasbord Sunday Interview – Getting to Know You – The Militant Negro™
First thing is I am Notorious for breaking the rules and NOT following protocol, so I will not attempt to follow the 100 word rule. I find it difficult enough talking about me. I am…
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Check out this review of the book, Lost Boy, by Christina Henry, as featured in this post from the Blonde Write More blog.
Prior to reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry, I would have turned my nose up at the thought of reading one of my favourite fairy tales, retold with a darker twist.
Favourite fairy tales for me are precious things, which I store in glass cases at the back of my mind. Occasionally I open up their cases and recall sitting by my bedroom window, waiting for fairy tale characters, like Peter Pan, to show up. My heart would be beating with excitement at the thought of being whisked away to his island, free from grown ups and rules, for wonderful adventures. Up until I read this book fairy tales were things which should be preserved.
Before I read this book I had become hooked on reading light-hearted romance stories and had no desires for reading something darker.
So there I was browsing around Waterstones a week ago, reluctant to see…
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It’s Short Story Sunday on Rachel Poli’s blog. Check out Part 2 of her tale, Number One Suspect, as part of her Mystery Month series from this post on her blog.
DID YOU READ PART ONE?
“How could we have helped arrest the wrong man?” Lilah said with a grunt. She pushed the front door of their building open before George could even get the key out of the lock. She walked down the hallway with her arms up in the air in disgust heading for George’s office.
“You know,” George said calmly, “we don’t know for sure that we’ve arrested the wrong man.” He pulled the key out, locked the door again, and then closed it listening for the click.
“Right, but we also don’t know for sure that he’s the right guy we arrested.” Lilah commented. She made it to the end of the hall and jiggled the doorknob to George’s office. She sighed turning around to face him. “Why do you always lock your office?”
“In case someone breaks in,” George said already with the key…
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Check out this five star review for the book, Circumstances of Childhood, by John Howell fro this post on Robbie’s Inspiration Blog. This is a must read.
What Amazon says
When a former pro football star and broadcaster, now a Wall Street maven is accused of insider trading, will he be able to prove his innocence and expose those who are guilty?
Greg and his boyhood pal dreamed of big success in professional football and then later in business. Greg was the only one to live the dream. Now the founder of an investment fund Greg is faced with a routine audit finding by the SEC. The audit points to irregularities and all the tracks lead to Greg. The justice department hits him with an indictment of 23 counts of fraud, money laundering, and insider trading. His firm goes bust, and Greg is on his own.
His best friend knows he is innocent but has been ordered under penalty of eternal damnation not to help.
If you enjoy stories of riches to rags, redemption, brotherly love, and…
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