Guest Post by Uvi Poznansky – “Home””

Home by Uvi Poznansky At the core, what does home mean to you? When you close your eyes, what image comes to mind? And at what point in your life does it change, only to be discovered from a new angle? For me, it happened when my father passed away. I went back home for the traditional Shiva-a, the seven days of mourning. Perhaps the grief did something to change the way I viewed things, or...
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Guest Post by Gemma Mawdsley – “Writing Horror”

 Writing Horror by Gemma Mawdsley The biggest challenge that faces a writer is when someone one, it may be a tutor in a creative writing class or another writer says, “Write what you know.” It is only then that you realise that you don’t know very much at all and certainly nothing that anyone would want to read about. This was the dilemma I faced when I first began to write over ten years...
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“Memorial Day – More Than Just A BBQ”

Seems like a lifetime ago. Nearly 40 years have past since my friends and I began a Memorial Day ritual. We would gather on the morning of Memorial Day, pour a glass of whisky and toast our friends  and comrades in the military – both living and not. The years march on. Places change. So do the faces, but the ritual survives. Memorial Day, 2005 was the last time I tipped a glass to my...
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Guest Post by Sinead MacDughlas – “Where Do Your Titles Come From?”

Where Do Your Titles Come From? by Sinead MacDughlas   It’s a question interviewers often ask. I should have an easy answer ready, but I don’t. My inner smart-aleck wants to say, “Well, when an author and a story really, really love each other…” The truth is, titles are tricky. I’ve found no definitive method for generating the perfect title. Now,...
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Book Review – “A Glimpse Of Heaven” by Dr Glen Hepker

When I first decided to read “A Glimpse of Heaven”, I thought it was just another “self-help” book. I opened the file and took my requisite quick tour of its pages. I quickly discovered that  “A Glimpse of Heaven” was not just another self – help book. No, Dr Glen Hepker wrote something different. Something special. The first thing I noticed about the...
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