My Sister Far Away

The Magic of Stories is packed with tales divided into different genres. So there should a story for everybody. It wasn’t until I was putting the book together I realised all the poetry I’d included were simply stories in rhyme. In 1988, one of my sisters enlisted on an experimental cultural exchange programme sponsored byContinue reading “My Sister Far Away”

I don’t like creepy things, do you?

Horror and paranormal is not something I read or watch. I get spooked easily and have a very active imagination. As I teenager I would constantly be plagued by nightmares. As I grew up I knew to stay away from anything scary. These two subjects are very big in the book world and there areContinue reading “I don’t like creepy things, do you?”

Do you believe in love at first sight?

I was reading a book not long ago set in sixties America. A young girl, aged about sixteen travelled on a bus across several states with her mother and younger sister. On the bus she meets a young military man and has to sit next to him. They strike up a friendship and over theContinue reading “Do you believe in love at first sight?”

Introduction to The Magic of Stories book

The Magic of Stories is part of Electric Eclectic Books. Stories are wonderful, they weave magical threads that draw you into a world different from your own. We all need escapism and many, like me, like to do this with a good book. I’ve always said stories are not just fictional.  True life tales canContinue reading “Introduction to The Magic of Stories book”

Stories Based on a Song

A while ago I read a book called Riddle by Elizabeth Horton Newton. I really enjoyed it and reviewed it on my blog. I found out later it was based on the Richard Marx’s song Hazard. This was really cool because my own book Down by River was also based on the ninties song. BothContinue reading “Stories Based on a Song”

My Week in Pictures

by Karen J Mossman Today is chill out Sunday. A day to sit back and relax, which is what I did. This made me think of the all the things I’d achieved last week.   Besides writing, I love crafts and the top row of the picture shows containers made from painted recycled baked beansContinue reading “My Week in Pictures”