Category: Author

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Bearing Disability: Living with a speech impediment

I have a speech impediment that was likely caused by the brain damage at birth. It affects certain letters or sounds: S, Sh, L, Y, R, W, Th, F are the ones that I know about. It’s frustrates me. My first and last name has two of these […]

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: ElsewhereAuthor: Gabrielle ZevinGenre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: September 2005Publisher:Square Fish Short Synopsis. Fifteen-year-old Liz Hall is in Elsewhere. The place is where people end up after they have died, it mirrors the earth – only people age backwards until they are a baby again. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin is a book that […]

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Paws and Prose: Pirate by Blood Writing Project

Some of you may remember that I was working on a project for Nanowrimo in November called Pirate by Blood. I am still working on it, but feel it would be a great TV series, so I am working on the pilot, which I hope to get completed […]

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Newsletter & competitions: A Little Sea Bear Site Update

Hi folks, just to let you know, I am doing some site updating. WordPress has added some pretty cool blocks to the editor that I am excited to try out. So far, I have done an About page that I am happy with! It even has a newsletter. […]

Sophie Abel - Author with book

Love and Loss Giveaway — The Life of Sophie

In Celebration of her birthday, my friend, Sophie, is having a book giveaway on her blog for her debut collection of short stories in Love and Loss. Follow her instructions, share the post with #lovelossgiveaway2020 and comment on what you would like her to blog about next as […]

"The Seven Basic Plots" with seven books

Paws and Prose: The Seven Basic Plots

The Seven Basic plots is a theory by Christopher Booker. Essentially, he believes that their are seven plots that a story can fit into. Any story. All stories. So what are these seven plots? 1. Rags to Riches The title of this plot doesn’t leave much to the […]

Bearing Disability: Spoons Emotional Bandwidth Reblog

I only heard of the ‘spoons’ metaphor a few years ago. The spoons represent energy. It goes something like this. Each person has a set number of spoons, let’s say for this article, everyone has ten spoons a day. Often, an able-boded person is able to get by […]

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