SAT, JUN 6, 2020
My name is Lubna Rahman, aged 17 plus. I am from
I became aware of coronavirus somewhere between the time of March. I didn’t even know before that time, the situation of rest of the world as I have been giving my SSC
examination (which is equivalent to GCSE in England and
the first two years of high schools in United States), during
the month of February till the beginning of March.
As I came back from the capital city Dhaka, to my home
with many plans for the two idle months, I was quite
flabbergasted after seeing the news of current affairs. I
didn’t watch television for the past month (February) as I
didn’t have the time to. But I wasn’t that much affected by
the news to be honest. After all, at that time, it was just
spread out in China and the rest of the world weren’t
sweating over it as much as they are doing with it now.
‘With Love, Comes Hope’ is now available from Amazon sites around the world in print and Kindle versions
All proceeds to the international humanitarian charity, ‘Bridge2’
BBC Radio Guernsey’s, Oscar Pearson, interviews Maureen Moss and Sarah Griffith about the release of ‘With Love, Comes Hope: Stories & Inspiration during the 2020 Pandemic’.
Available on Amazon sites around the world: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CRWWT82
Whether you are self-isolating, supporting those who are, or one of the many fabulous key workers keeping the rest of us alive and sane, we would like to invite you to submit a story or poem for inclusion in our anthology.
No previous writing experience is required and if selected, editorial advice will be given. There will be a word count limit announced shortly.
Our book is a ‘not for profit’venture and the proceeds will go to an international charity. So this won’t make you rich! But it will give you a chance to be included in a record of these trying times. We are especially looking for inspirational stories, humorous and uplifting submissions that will raise the spirits of people around the world.
The language will be English but submissions are very welcome from any country in the world. The finished book will be available in paperback and on Kindle internationally and each writer will be named.
She’s young, beautiful and is the daughter of the Butterfly Bee Lady, who was once a Queen of dragonflies, along with her twin sister Sindeena; but by fate and malice and a mysterious form of magic was changed into the first Butterfly. She is pursued by her evil twin sister Sindeena and her minions in a never-ending search for her and her daughter, who hold in their hands a power to change life and open doors to a very different world, and more… which can also bring the most terrifying and beautiful creatures out of the woodwork…
Divorce. Career kaput. A house move. Three of life’s scariest situations all hit Rachael as she’s entering her forties. This is definitely not the future she signed up for. What’s a girl to do? Run away, of course. Flinging off convention, she plans a wild, exciting and challenging adventure, heading to the East in the hope of finding some meaning in her life. To leave her three teenage children behind is unthinkable. However, any decisions regarding their place in the picture are not hers alone to make: her ex has a few words to say about her plans. Could he scupper her dream? Come along for the ride with Rachael and her family as they stumble through weird encounters, meeting quirky, and often downright peculiar, characters on their travels.
More to Life is a light-hearted look at family relationships when tested in unfamiliar environments.
From the early 1400s to the 21st century, the island of Guernsey was a microcosm of society edging its way from feudalism towards democracy. During those 500 years, the Lihou family worked and lived on the island and their story is woven into many of the great events that have shaped, not just the island, but the wider world.
Sixteen generations of the Lihou family span the half-millennium of this story and with each generation, a unique view of the society and context of their everyday lives unfolds.
Where historical records have established the facts, as with Parish registers, they have been included. Oral history, books and reports have also provided much of the historical detail. But where no such records exist, conjecture has been used to create a possible version of events, which affords a rare glimpse into the lives of our ancestors.
Remmel Kell was the CEO of Account Force USA, or as most people knew it, the largest banking franchise in the United States. To the public Remmel seemed to be a charismatic and highly educated entrepreneur. When he gave a speech or did an interview everyone stopped to listen. Yet those close to him knew the gorgeous CEO had a very morbid obsession. He would target single mothers with two children. Then brutally murder them one by one in the order of ascending age. It was the perfect ratio, and to him, it was such a good thing. But all Good Things Must Come to an End…