Category: Storytime

Story Time: The Window by Shubham Mamgain
May 18, 2018 Fiction,Storytime Kat Avila

Today’s story, The Window, comes all the way from India. We discovered the author on Facebook. He’s got a bright future ahead of him. Shubham Mamgain is a literature enthusiast currently pursuing his English honors from Delhi University. He first wrote an English poem, a crude rhyme as he puts it, in 6th grade. His
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Story Time: Walking the Fan Road by Joseph Saeval
May 11, 2018 Storytime Kat Avila

Writers can be found everywhere these days. Today’s story is a memoir, Walking the Fan Road by Joseph Saeval. Throughout the years, Joseph Saeval has enjoyed being a son, father, husband, friend, student, and teacher. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Averett University (Go Cougars!) and it was there that he discovered his love of teaching.
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Wednesday Words: You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald
May 9, 2018 Poetry,Storytime Kat Avila

Today’s poem is You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald. Amanda MacDonald lives in Alberta, Canada, enjoying the prairie life.  She shares her home with her husband of 10 years, her son and her many pets that keep her on her toes. As a teen she always enjoyed writing poetry to help her express herself and get her
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Wednesday Words: His Masterpiece by Kimberlee Schmitz
May 2, 2018 Poetry,Storytime Kat Avila

From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. This guest post is one such example. This poet is a Starving Poets poet of the week, Kimberlee Schmitz. Today’s entry is one of her works of poetry. Kimberlee Schmitz is a new poetess from Westchester, New York.
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Wednesday Words: Imaginarium by Eric Keizer
April 25, 2018 Poetry,Storytime Kat Avila

From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. This guest post is one such example. Today’s poet is one of our own, Professor Eric Keizer, our  Teacher Tales columnist here. He writes a lot of poetry and has actually put two books of poetry together
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Friday Fiction: Tears of a Sinner by Stephanie Ayers
February 9, 2018 Fiction,Storytime Stephanie Ayers

Tears of a Sinner “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a good wife.” -Jackson Bruning I read somewhere in an article about Jackson Bruning, the world’s most eligible bachelor. The most intriguing part of the article, however, was the fact
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Wednesday Words: Where Is Story by Jason Leach
February 7, 2018 Poetry,Storytime Kat Avila

From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. Today’s post is one such example. Meet Jason Leach, author of this sweet poem about writing, stories, and authorship. Jason A. Leach, born and raised in Georgia, currently keeping his dreams pointed in the direction of
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Tease: Believe by Mia Fox
February 6, 2018 Storytime,Tease Kat Avila

BOOK INFORMATION TITLE – Believe SERIES (& Book #) – Chasing Shadows, Book #1 AUTHOR – Mia Fox GENRE – paranormal romance PUBLICATION DATE – March 8, 2014 LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 220 PUBLISHER – Evatopia Press COVER ARTIST – PhatPuppy BOOK SYNOPSIS Nate survived countless attacks on his Marine platoon while in Afghanistan, but
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Friday Fiction: A Queen for a King by Mickey McRosh
February 2, 2018 Fiction,Storytime Stephanie Ayers

Mickey McRosh is a software engineer by profession and a writer and a hiker by inclination. He is new to writing and has worked on multiple short stories and flash fiction, and has published them on his personal blog. You can reach him at his website. A Queen for a King “I’m going to disappoint you.
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Wednesday Words: Subway by Eric Keizer
January 31, 2018 Poetry,Storytime Kat Avila

Subway ©June 2017 Eric Keizer Electric worm, Inwardly I smile, but only Deep inside, otherwise, They wonder if you’re crazy/dangerous. Next stop, North Ave. Gingerly I step inside, Doors slam and suddenly, Acrid, stale, “air conditioning” Weakly cycles, But damn, It’s hot. There’s sour sweat, sour beer, lingering vomit Cologne and perfume Disinfectant. Next stop,
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