Monthly Archives: April 2008

London, Wales and Beyond

Resonant roll of bass across the Wimbourne River valley rattling the windows of my bedroom in gentle rumbling, I open my eyes to a cherubic face, gold knot ring pinched between thumb and forefinger. “I’ve found it.” Ten-year-old Alex says … Continue reading

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Romantic Times Booklovers Conference April 16-20, 2008

Five full days and nights of the Romantic Times Conference at the Hilton Hotel where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers merge to form the Ohio trisecting the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has left me with mixed emotions and quiet exhaustion. … Continue reading

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Christine Goes U.K.

As I approach my departure date for Pittsburg and the largest fan based conference of the year, I stop to think how fortunate I have been in this career of mine. In the span of less than three years I … Continue reading

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Nim’s Island Makes Its National Premiere

Nim’s Island was gathered from the memories and musing of children’s author, Wendy Orr a number of years ago. It wasn’t until one of the film’s future producers saw it in library on a summer’s day when searching for fun … Continue reading

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A Gerry Sandwich and Success

Wendy Orr probably never reckoned being referred to as bread, but that is the best metaphor to describe this weekend’s adventures. The CUT charity film festival benefiting Shriner’s Hospital for Children and Kids Kicking Cancer was a Gerry Butler sandwich … Continue reading

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CUT to the chase: Upcoming Film Festival and a Book

Reveling in the eighty-degree sunshine and the wonder that is suburban ocean side L.A., I sit in the warmth of my backyard and look to the week ahead feeling blessed. This weekend I shall have the chance to attend another … Continue reading

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