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We have returned, I've been on holiday to the
not-so-frozen north of Scotland and you've probably been doing something
awfully exciting as well.
That all pales into insignificance now, because we're here
and ready to go with the November edition of good-old Winamop.
Off we go!
Linda Casper is back! She was last
with us in 2014 with Rita The Recycler and she has
another short piece of fiction for us this time called Write On. It's
Martin David Edwards would like to
demonstrate a new lifestyle App for your smart-phone. This really is the
pinnacle of A.I. It can even find your perfect date.. or can it? Find out in
The App, available in your App store tomorrow.. maybe.
Kevan Youde takes us back in time
to the dining room of a commandeered château where a young aide de camp
meets his new commanding officer for the first time. First impressions are all
important in A Natural Progression.
Jerry Vilhotti tells it like it is
in his hard-hitting Page 94 piece In the Land of Milk and Venom.
Bruce Harris is campaigning in
support of the Huntington's Disease Association and has a
new website devoted to
the cause. Here's a trip back in time to an old story of his that's well worth
KJ Hannah Greenberg turns her hand
to poetry for us this month. We start with Tomorrows Bleak,
Worry-Woven Landscape then No More Notice and to finish we go
Home, to Jerusalem.
Sofia Kioroglou brings us just one
short but powerful poem this time. It's called A Monster. You can decide
who fits the description..
Orbindu Ganga [BIO] is new to Winamop this time and his poem
Being Frolorn... is all about autumn..
J.B. Pick's little books of poetry
were always a highlight at this time of year. He isn't here to write them any
more so here are a few poems from the 2007 edition called Evening
Well that's all we have for you this time. I hope you'll
come back and find Winamop bursting with goodness in our Christmas edition.
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