I love this short story for its allergory of the artist diverted from
his (her) true nature.
Donít worry about the mechanics Ė the words, the sentences, and so
on, until after you have the bare bones down. Writing is one thing,
editing is another. Donít combine these activities Ė it doesnít favour
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The books below are novels I have read recently along
with my and other contributors' reviews. The list contains
works from a number of different authors.
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Broken Fences - Camilla
This novel looks at the roles of mothers in protecting their
children and how the unexpected can throw that into disarray.
Noli also explores the effect a mother's desperation to protect
them limits not just their physical freedom, but also their emotional
Julie Gregson has used her knowledge of India, gained as a foreign
correspondent, to draw on in this 450 page epic about three girls
travelling to India in 1928 for one of their weddings.
Life for the three has different routes, but they maintain contact
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Foetal Attraction - Kathy Lette
Aussie redhead Madeline Wolfe is stranded in London, pregnant
and spurned by her designer lover. Her endeavours to call her
errant lover back to the fold and play the perfect dad are told
in a humourous style that will have you laughing out loud.
Set against an Island retreat where loggerhead females arrive
in numbers to bury their precious eggs, Monroe develops a romance
with a difference. The novel's main character, Caretta, has been
estranged from her mother and brother's family since the death
of her father. When her high-flying life starts to fall apart
and she is summoned by her mother to the family beach house ...
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The Marigold Brightbutton series of five books cover Marigold's birth
to her school days.
Marigold, like her father, is destined to get into trouble. She just
can't leave things alone. From fireworks to white mice, Marigold's inquisitiveness
about life is insatiable. Great books, under $5, perfect for reading
aloud to school-age children.
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