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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Posted by airyfairy on Fri, 06 Aug 2021 Greatly excited about our next online Reading Event, on 26 August! These evenings are always a lot of fun, and it's so lovely to hear people reading their work. Many thanks to Mark Burrow for doing the organising again, and you can find out more (and sign up!) here: https://tinyurl.com/9t4mr45u Our Story of the Week goes to Simon Barget's funny, brilliant and bizarre 'Me'. Narcissism isn't just about...

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Greatly excited about our next online Reading Event, on 26 August! These evenings are always a lot of fun, and it's so lovely to hear people reading their work. Many thanks to Mark Burrow for doing the organising again, and you can find out more (and sign up!) here: https://tinyurl.com/9t4mr45u Our Story of the Week goes to Simon Barget's funny, brilliant and bizarre 'Me'. Narcissism isn't just about shouting your mouth off to gain attention,...

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Please remember there’s an online reading event on the 26th of August, organised by Mark Burrow for us all. If you want to sign up to read or be in the audience, the link and info is here: https://tinyurl.com/9t4mr45u Poem of the Week is ‘In IKEA, he dreams about the woman he loves’ by stevepoet. It’s a fabulous love poem. https://www.abctales.com/story/stevepoet/ikea-he-dreams-about-woman-he-loves Story of the Week is The Train You Rode In On...

The Investing Game

$5K - 52 Weeks - 20 Penny Stocks One Winner!! Current Status ( -$3,170.44 ) Week - 23 Layers! Stonks got layers... Stonk: Penny stonks are like onions. Donkey: They stink? Stonk: Yes. No. Donkey: Oh, they make you cry. Stonk: No. Donkey: Oh, you leave em out in the sun, they get all brown, start sproutin’ little white hairs. Stonk: No. Layers. Penny stonks have layers. Stonks have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers...

HER MASTER'S VOICE

'Lock Down 2021 - Photographs'

ABCTales Virtual Reading Event - Register to Reserve Your Place Now!

ABCtales is delighted to host another virtual reading on Thursday 26th August from 19:00 to 21:00 (UKT)

The Investing Game

$5K - 52 Weeks - 20 Penny Stocks One Winner!! Current Status ( -$3,161.26 ) Week - 22 The Future’s So Bright! I gotta wear shades... My crystal ball might have been working better than I thought! My favorite little mico-penny hired a big important mucky-muck to serve in an advisory capacity and the market responded with a 125% jump in the share price. World Health Energy Holdings (WHEN) on Tuesday gained one half of one tenth of one penny in one...

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point 16 July 2021

Chosen by Ewan. Story of the week, in an unusually strong field, goes to Rosalie Kempthorne whose apocalyptic narrative WebWorld (plus version no.s) continues to read like something publisher ready. If you’ve missed earlier parts, do go back to the beginning Today’s episode WebWorld (1.10) https://www.abctales.com/story/rosaliekempthorne/webworld-110 [Episode 1 WebWorld (1.1) is here] https://www.abctales.com/story/rosaliekempthorne/webworld-11...

South African Anarchy 13 July 2021

Context – Third Wave of Covid Pandemic, now amidst the riots and looting of the KwaZuluNatal, South African, livelihoods. Gunshots have been ringing out beyond my window for 4 days now, with fewer shots starting on Saturday evening, to a more continuous stream this Tuesday morning. A WatsApp video showed police shooting at gatherers in my area to disperse them from a mall car park this morning. The government knew that this would be going down...

JACK OF SPADES

'MY WRITING 1990-2020'

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