IS THE PEN MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD? LUCY’S SURPRISING ANSWER … by Joan Campbell

Lucy Gannon (centre) with the WriteOn! committee

Lucy Gannon (centre) with RUC’s Write On! committee

Is the pen mightier than the sword? This was the weighty question that Lucy Gannon addressed at the 1st of March event hosted by Rosebank Union’s Write On! Group. I really expected Lucy—who wields her pen with such success and influence on the British TV and stage—to answer this question with a resounding ‘yes’. Read More

FUN! LEARNING! DRAMA! TEARS! RESILIENCE! PERSEVERANCE! SMILES! … by Gabriella Barrow

Inter House Plays are produced and directed by Grade 11’s at my school every year. I have always enjoyed writing stories. Although my English marks at school were not that amazing, I still badly wanted to write a play and get it performed, if possible. Given my lack of experience and mediocre marks, I thought Read More

REFLECTIONS ON A CHRISTMAS RE-IMAGINED … by Keryn Barnes

Disillusioned by the craze that surrounds secular christmas every year, and desperate to live lives that are significant in all that we do, my hubby and I started talking about how we should celebrate the birth of our Messiah in a way that sets us apart from the craze. It was in a conversation with Read More

Encounters – A new devotional by Joan Campbell

Joan Campbell has been associated with the Rosebank Union Write On! group for several years, assisting with the organization of events and counselling other aspiring writers. Now she has published her own book, entitled ‘Encounters – Life Changing Moments with Jesus’. ‘It was something I did for myself, really,’ she explained at the launch she Read More

Just do it!

How many times have you heard these words, or variations of them? ‘I’ve been writing this book for a few years now. I know it will work. Maybe it will be a best seller. I just need to finish it off and get it published.’ Or: ‘My life has not been particularly special, but I Read More

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