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November 2021

Late again, but in my defence I must point out that it's my birthday and I am now very old!

Let's celebrate by taking the wrapping off a nice new edition of Winamop.

Talk of wrapping reminds me that the next edition will be the Christmas one, so If you have any seasonal material to contribute, now is the time.

Just before diving in, let me tell you that Mark Anthony Pearce's third book "A Smile As Sad As Sunday" is out at Between Shadows Press. Also Gary Beck's new 105 page book of poems "Turbulence" is available at Amazon. I'm sure I've heard of them..

Here we go:

 

it says "stories"

Andrew Lee-Hart takes us back to the sixties to meet Clara, a once-famous actress then treading the boards in small venues. She meets a young writer who may be able to help her with her memoirs, then the trouble starts..
read this!

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg has a story for us. It's always a risk to bring in one species to control another, especially if the species you're controlling is human-kind. Predators’ Allies is the title.
read this!

 

Eric Suhem brings us a good short story called Time for Evelyn, in which Evelyn finds her place in time.
read this!

 

it says "ART"

KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us a collection of her digital art. Six new eye-poppers await your perusal.
read this!

 

Terry Brinkman has added another picture to his collection, now of seventeen art works. Have a look at Fishing on Bear Lake, and all the others too if you like.
see this!

 

it says "poems"

Vincent O'Connor is back after a long time away; welcome back Vincent! Here we have two new poems: Rural Joy and The Plural of “Beef” is “Beeves”. Well I never knew that..
read this!

 

Terry Brinkman brings us a new suite of poems, they are: JACK - To paint an Eagle - Sonnet CLX - Thousand Oaks Shooting and Government Shut Down.
read this!

 

George Gad Economou is back once again with tales of the bar the bottle and the needle. Be careful where you tread. The poems are: Corner Stool - A fridge full of beers - it's all about the game - Memories of an empty needle and the beautiful the falling leaf.
read this!

 

John D Robinson is back with five new poems of life in its raw state. We need a big red R for a couple of these. Making Distance - ‘Stay The Night’ - Finding Out - Susie’s Story and Abandoned.
read this!

 

That's all for this month. We'll be back in December, you bring the sherry - I'll bring the mince pies.

If you wish to contribute, particularly if you can craft a short story or if you have some festive material, just click the "Mail us" button at the bottom of this page.

Ed.

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Something you missed? Catch up on previous editions by clicking this word. They are all there, right back to 2003.

 

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Winamop was conceived on a whim, is run on a shoestring, ignored by the many, loved by the few and has continued unabashed since 2003.

All human life is here, experienced people, skilled writers and rank amateurs, sometimes they hit the mark, sometimes they belly-flop (sometimes they mix their metaphors). You pick up the pieces and make of them what you will. Find out about us here and about the site here.The contributor's guidelines are here and the e-mail button is below.

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