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January 10 2008 Short Stories Newsletter

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Scottish Short Story for Burns Night- The Poor Thing-RL Stevenson
Burns Night is the perfect night for a Recitation at a Scottish theme Party, preferably a topical spooky one to reflect a time for saying goodbye to all things dead and bringing in the new. But is this RL Stevenson Gaelic offering more Irish than Scottish in its origins? Read and Guess .....

Forum Gossip:

1. Come visit "Wonderful Wonderful Copenhagen" with us as we do a Virtual Field Trip to Hans Christian Andersen's home town.I found this gem of an Educational Resource website and wanted to share it with you all. Walk the Time Trail of beautiful classic paintings of the ancient streets of Copenhagen - and see if you or the kids can spot him on your way round! Then visit the Fairy Tale Wonderland. Don't forget to compare notes on the Forum.

2. Dead Nun's Shoes Short Story Collection
Sympathise with me in this week's post as I agonise over whether to separate one of the stories and sell as an e-book!

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"Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each."
-- Plato

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Siobhain M Cullen, Short Stories Editor

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