Why I Write

I am part of a book called Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood. One of the contributors, Bonnie Way, asked me questions about blogging for her own blog  The Kola Mom. First, tell us a bit about yourself. It took me years to finally decide to start writing again. I had taken a 30-year sabbatical after leaving…… Continue reading Why I Write

Mommy, Mommy, When You Pray?

 Mommy, Mommy, When you Pray, by Kimberly Cook, is a delightful picture book, written and illustrated by a mother with an eye for colour and an ear for lyrical language. This little book will capture the hearts and minds of children as well as their parents. Images and words work together harmoniously as her colourful illustrations and words…… Continue reading Mommy, Mommy, When You Pray?

Bloggers are Writers Too: My Interview Has 9,403 Plays. Who ARE These People?

” We have no idea what is happening or happened.  Jennifer, our producer, and I have both poured over the analytics, nothing unusual – guessing you just did a great job promoting it 🙂 clueless lol My only thought is this will be a great stat to show any future publisher. I was shocked on Monday…… Continue reading Bloggers are Writers Too: My Interview Has 9,403 Plays. Who ARE These People?

Words of Wisdom From J.R. Tolkien

J.R. Tolkien was a respected scholar, professor, devout Catholic, and author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This genius created a complex world with a history, geography and many realistic languages. Yes, Tolkien’s Middle Earth is a fantasy world but not an insipid, fluffy world for little girls. No, he wrote profound…… Continue reading Words of Wisdom From J.R. Tolkien

Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood

I am part of an upcoming anthology of five other Catholic mums due to come out in about a month. All the women are great writers, each writing from a completely different perspective. Roberta Cottam is the creator and editor for this project. It started out as a project for a class but with her…… Continue reading Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood

Grammar Humour

gram·mar ˈɡramər/noun the whole system and structure of a language or of languages in general,usually taken as consisting of syntax and morphology (including inflections) and sometimes also phonology and semantics. synonyms: syntax, sentence structure, rules of language, morphology; linguistics “the editors of this newspaper need a refresher course in grammar” a particular analysis of the system…… Continue reading Grammar Humour

The Person Behind My Blog

 I think writers should enlighten their readers by revealing odd facts about themselves. Well, here is my list of humourous, and/or thoughtful insights about the person behind my blog.In addtion, I just recorded an interview yesterday for a Catholic radio show, so that readers could hear my voice and learn more about me http://realjoy.podbean.com/e/a-seeking-heart-w-allison-gingras-feat-melanie-juneau-joyofnine9/ A Seeking… Continue reading The Person Behind My Blog