Tag Archives: Writing

Medal Winner – Margrit de Graff

Margrit de Graff was thrilled to share her 4th place medal from the Poetry Institute of Canada. Along with the medal, she showed copies of two anthologies – one of poetry, one of short stories – in which her writing … Continue reading

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Pussy Willow by Judith Moody

PUSSY WILLOW Fluffy, fleecy, grey as evening Soft as velvet I’m believing Children’s cheers you are achieving Darling pussy willow Dance along a branch of brown February’s downy crown Turning winter upside down Dear, sweet pussy willow Long dark weeks … Continue reading

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ICELAND’S CHRISTMAS MEN by Annette Gray

Iceland’s Christmas Men © Annette Gray During the thirteenth century Icelandic children dreaded winter for they were told this was the season when two evil visitors came to feast on naughty children. The legend caused children so much trauma that … Continue reading

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Victor Jensen’s CHRISTMAS CHEER

Christmas Cheer It was one day before Christmas, My shopping was all done. I felt that I had earned the right, To have a bit of fun.   So I took a quart of eggnog, With a half a quart … Continue reading

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Our Writers & Parkland’s Newsletter

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Member Reading: Judith Anne Moody’s FEBRUARY SUNSET

February Sunset Judith Anne Moody The wind is blowing this day away Feathered fingers of birch all a-flutter. Father spruce gestures, his voice just a mutter Explaining the ebb of the day. Blankets of pink cloud the sun can borrow … Continue reading

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Writing about Family

Finding the Unique in Your Family Story How do you write a lively and fascinating family memoir?  How do you draw and satisfy readers from in and outside the family?  What particular issues arise when writing family stories? Both the … Continue reading

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