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Annie Barrows 0

Who is Novelist, Annie Barrows?

Why did I google Annie Barrows? Before this article, I didn’t know who Annie Barrows was. I only knew that she was a co-author, with her aunt Mary Ann Schaffer, of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. My absolute favourite novel! Annie Barrows helped Mary Ann finish her novel when she became very ill with cancer. Annie decided to embark on this project because it was a way she could do something for someone she loved. In a way, she was also working on something that became an embodiment of her aunt, since the book and the characters...

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society 0

Book Review: The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

What is the novel about? Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2008), provides insight into the lives of the Islanders who lived on The Guernsey Islands during the German occupation in the Second World War.  Stories about the occupation are made known to the reader when the main character of the novel, Juliet Ashton, receives a letter from a Guernsey Islander, Dawsey Adams.  We learn that Dawsey writes to Juliet to inquire about an author, Charles Lamb, and any other books that might have been written by this author. Dawsey obtained...

Rachael Stephen 0

Meeting Rachael Stephen; Novelist, YouTuber and Storycrafting Mentor.

Rachael Stephen is a Scottish writer, video maker and storytelling teacher, who currently lives in Yoker, Glasgow. She completed her MA in Philosophy in 2013 before embarking on her writing and storycrafting journey. Bullet Journaling I originally came across Youtuber, Rachael Stephen, when a friend of mine forwarded a link to one of her videos on bullet journaling. In this video, she goes through all the things she was doing wrong in her bullet journal and the changes she made to not just use it as a productivity tool, but to mainly using it as a means to declutter her...