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Originally posted on Rachel Poli: We already talked about the when and why I started writing short stories. But what about you? Pretend you’re back at school and your new English teacher is asking you to write an essay on the first day. (What a jerk, am I right?) Here’s the question: Do you write…
Bran threw the scraper to one side. It had been fourteen earth-turns since he had begun his quest. Now it was complete, without help and equipped only with determination and sense of purpose he had made a hole large enough to pass Aena’s daughter’s son through the greystone. He would be protected from all ills by the power of Freyin, controller of the winds, bringer of light, governor of the storm. Bran had heard the tales of other such holy stones, far to the West and over the dark sea. Each one had rained glory upon the head of it’s creator and power to the clan. Now he would be able to enjoy the rewards of his labours. The greystone would become a sacred site of reverence, offerings would be made and wealth would fall upon his and his son’s heads. Bran was pleased. He looked through the stone and in a state of reverie imagined his future as overseer of all the land in his sight.
A hint of darkness
in the high-rise sun-bleached cloud
Summer storm threatens.
Once still, the green leaves tremble
in shy anticipation
Meg had just one dream
to dance around the nine stones
and now there are ten
I have long been an advocate for the retention, extension and continued funding for local libraries, often posting Tweets and blog rants whenever a hint of a library closure has been in the News. Below you will find an initiative by a local group which serves to emphasise one of the benefits to be gained from keeping these establishments adequately funded and supported. I would like to encourage the establishment of more local groups such as this in an effort to open everyone’s eyes, young or old, to the joy of literature in all it’s forms.
I hope this event is supported and successful
Earls Barton Literary Festival
|The latest, exciting, venture
for the Friends of Earls
Barton Library, is a Literary
Festival. This will be
held on Saturday 10th and
Sunday 11th June, which is
the middle weekend of the Earls
Barton Village Festival.
There are events throughout the two
For an extra-special finale,
The printed programme, with full details of