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First is Worst, Second is Best

And Third is the One with the Hairy Chest! Who remembers that little nugget of childhood taunting? Today we’re talking about a different taunt…the little gnawing guilt that keeps you from beginning to write.

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now posting on Vulpes Libris: Zulmira Ribeiro Tavares' Family Heirlooms

Read a review by me on Vulpes Libris of a novella by the stupendous Brazilian author Zulmira Ribeiro Tavares, all rubies and secrets in the afternoon.


Johnny Nothing

This time I would like to show you a really excellent children’s book recently published by Ian Probert. I found it a terrific read, and you and your offspring, I’ve every confidence, would do so too. 5,082 more words

Family Secrets

Reading Notes VII

Kuhn, A. (1995) Family Secrets: Acts of Memory and Imagination. London: Verso


– one cannot choose their family

– every family has their secrets ->other side of the public face… 129 more words

Reading Notes

Family Secrets

A friend asked me what my parents’ reaction was after I told them I was published in the Huffington Post. I crinkled my eyebrows and said of course I hadn’t told them. 620 more words


Words about The One of Us

There’s the old saw, usually directed at children, that goes: ‘The greatest gift of all is encouragement’. Like most maxims, it contains a large kernel of truth. 5,602 more words


Royal Institute of Magic ~ by Victor Kloss - 4.5 Stars

 This ebook was provided to me by NetGalley and the author in exchange for an honest review.

Fourteen-year-old Ben Greenwood hasn’t seen his parents in two years. 426 more words