Thursday, August 06, 2009

Guardian Newspaper Book Article

photo credit - MARIE

Welcome back

Just a quick update on a bit more media coverage on our book "Prince Edward Island Tales"

Sally Cole a writer for our local daily paper has written an article about our book.

Here is just a little intro to Sally's words:

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Last updated at 12:49 AM on 06/08/09

Strength in numbers print this article
Members of the Montague Library Writers Guild write Island-inspired book
The Guardian

"For the past year, an enthusiastic group has been meeting regularly at the Montague Public Library.
The members have two things in common.
They are passionate about living on P.E.I. And they’re excited about writing.
They have combined these passions in a new book, Prince Edward Island Tales.
Seeing the final product gives group member Wendy Jones a sense of satisfaction.
“I’ve been published in newspapers and magazines before, but it’s nothing like seeing your words in a book. I feel like a real author,” says Jones, a member of the Montague Library Writers Guild who, with Joanne Collicott McGuigan, Gary Gray, Laura-Jane Koers, Hugh MacDonald, Marie MacIntyre, Tom Rath, Leslie Stewart and Tom Schultz, is happy with the final product. “The book looks great,” she says."

To read the entire article simply click here

Thanks for reading my post and the article. Joining this group was a two fold purpose for me. As I continue to recover as much of my abilities as I can after suffering a stroke in 2002 I thought that being part of the group would be good to challenge my brain through mental exercise. Second when I was challenged to write something for the group I remembered many experiences of my youth and wondered if others would relate to those experiences.

I have found that my self confidence has been built up within me and my brain has responded to the challenge in a positive way.

I would recommend this sort of experience/ therapy to any stroke survivor who is needing to challenge the creative abilities of the brain as well as a focus on general all around rehabilitation.

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Monday, August 03, 2009

Prince Edward Island Tales featured in The Buzz...

Hi again everyone

The new issue of The Buzz is on news stands across Prince Edward Island. Much to our delight our book "Prince Edward Island Tales " is featured in the current issue.

Here is a brief exert from the article:

Prince Edward Island Tales
Montague Library Writers Guild

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Nine writers, nine lives and fifty ways to view the Island and its inhabitants: this is what Prince Edward Island Tales, by the Montague Library Writers Guild, offers its readers. The newly released collection is filled with stories, poems and prose dwelling on various aspects of life on the Island—everything from moving a house down a road and across a bridge to an early morning ferry crossing, to the study, hunt and killing of cluster flies.

In September 2008 librarian Swarna Chandresekera’s suggestion to form a writers guild at the Montague Library was taken up with a lot of enthusiasm by a small group of dedicated writers. The main purpose of the group was to motivate and inspire its member to produce the best works they were capable of. To further stimulate the creative process they decided it would be a good idea to work towards publishing an anthology. The result is Prince Edward Island Tales."

Of course to read the entire article you just need to click here

We are very pleased that the good people at The Buzz saw fit to feature our book.

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p.s. Our book is also available online at for those of you who might like to get your own personal copy this way.

If you love Prince Edward Island then you will love this book.