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May 15, 2008

Special Feature: The Blue Vase

Filed under: Special Features — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Writers' Market Group Red Bubble @ 6:24 pm

Welcome to the Writers’ Market Group daily feature.

Today we feature a story titled The Blue Vase by Hilary Dougill.

A light, heart felt story about family relationships and love.

Here are some of the comments the story received:

this was cool liked it…

Well written great stoy. Good work

This is a great story Hil, I just loved it…marvellous…love a great love story… 😉 We all need one of those…

Below is a snippet of the story.

The Blue Vase

‘Mother. How could you?’ challenged Virginia and Cicely together.

‘The man is a guest in the house. You saw him at lunch for God’s sake Mother.’ said Cicely.

‘And to threaten someone with a loaded gun is awful.’ said Virginia.

‘Oh it isn’t loaded’ was Mother’s retort.’you don’t think I am foolish enough to point a loaded gun at someone do you?’

‘Not loaded. Oh Mother that’s almost worse. You frightened the poor man almost to death with a empty gun. Whatever got into you?’

Click the link to read the full story.

Hilary is professional psychologist who lives in a small market town in the United Kingdom and has a PhD in Natural Medicine. Photography and writing are her hobbies.

Art Portfolio by Hilary Dougill

A sample of her works which are available for view and purchase at Red Bubble

May 3, 2008

Special Feature: Forgotten

Filed under: Special Features — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Writers' Market Group Red Bubble @ 5:45 pm

Welcome to the Writers’ Market Group feature.

Today’s feature is a poem written by Girlinthestars, which is titled Forgotten. It is a breathtaking piece of love and passion where the words themselves form a savoury concoction that linger in you mind.

Here are some of the comments the poem received:

Oh my God Amy – I can’t tell you how deeply this touched me! How incredibly poignant this is and how true! Just an amazing work, my good friend!

“As you rolled on top of me in the most splendid state of sweat.”
Imagined or not this is really powerful, your writing has such an excellent flow to it, everything I read of yours has such a pull from one line to the next. Very nice work.

You made me all misty again……..really now, is there someone behind all of this heartfelt pain? If so either you need to make a call or he doesn’t deserve you.;)

Below is a snippet of the poem.


I’m broken now
But I have not forgotten the way it feels
To swallow rain like candy drops
And then to


Click the link to savour the full poem.

Girlinthestars has been writing poetry since the age of fourteen. A collection of her works has been published in books which can be found at amysampsonbooks.com. When she is not writing, she is being a proud mother of a beautiful boy.

Images above are but a handful of Girlinthestar’s gorgeous images you can view and purchase at her portfolio.

March 9, 2008

Issue No.2

Filed under: Monthly Issues — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , — vbpurcell @ 3:39 pm

Inside this issue…

Image copyright © Paul Robertson


Since Easter is almost upon us, I thought it fitting this issue features writings involving sacrifice and love.



Stories Poetry
I Want You Here by Lys Gifts Given – The Burning by Dreadfulbride
Super 8 Memories by Yasemin Sumner About the Author by Tommyjo
Klokken by Bellmusker Take All O’ Me by Melissa Park
Delilah-A Love Story by Little Helen Half Forgotten Memories by Ushna Sardar
Story – A Vision from the Ocean by Damian Breathe now for the last breath is gone by C. C. Arshagra
After Rain~A Love Story by Ushna Sardar On the Wings of Our Love by Adgray
Love letter. passion… such love by Paul Robertson Reincarnations by Lianne
Can You Love Me Lyrics by Keeli
Writers’ Insider Life Moments
Email critique group anyone? – Kerry Hudson The Sloth Diaries:Summer Daze by Rusty Woodward Gladdish
Sherlock Holmes on Creative Writing – Indeterminacy The Sloth Diaries: The Nigerian Lottery Scam by Rusty Woodward Gladdish
Poets of Three – Mary Battle Boundary less, bodiless potential by Rachel Hope Nicholson
What writers want, what they really, really want – Mummified
Fame By Proximity – Empress
What’d I Miss?
Get eBook Published CLOSES MARCH 19th!! UK Events – Stella Duffy readings from *The Room of Lost Things*
Feedback Request: Writing in Dialect Critique Request: Have a read and please comment
Horror Fiction Contest

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