Joined 8 years ago from Ireland
Hi, you're welcome to this hubpage!
Hope you like the alien spaceship in profile - a bit of humour will go a long way! Maybe they will come for...ooh! Okay then, I'll just create HubPages in space...
There's something very compelling about being a member of this writing community - it shows us that connections are important, even in a writing community.
As a writer of children's fantasy and adventure stories situated in Cork city, with characters drawn from the streets near Shandon - an historic section of the city - for 9-13 year olds and a series of animal stories for 5-8 year olds, I've had a great opportunity to explore some writing ability.
Going out to schools and getting feedback on these books, is the best incentive I have to keep going. The children's comments can be quite stringent and revealing, but I remain in the process.
2012 was the year of commemorating the 200th anniversary of Charles Dicken's birth. during the summer of 2012 I spent time in the library researching information on his life and books to prepare some extracts in dramatised form for schools who visited the libraries later on in the year and acted out several characters in some of the most famous stories. That's one of the reasons I ahven't been contributing to HubPages recently!
2013 is the year of remembering the Lock-Out of Workers in Dublin by their employers in 1913, so trying to read up on that and prepare some items for children to join in from a creative writing and drama perspective! Another way to look at history and make it interesting is the aim.
There are many great hubbers on hubpages and it's always a pleasure and a revelation to visit their hubs. You will learn a lot from their pages, so visit them often and vote them up. Have a good life and be happy for it.
Thanks for visiting.
8 years ago
A mystery story to set your teeth chattering about the strange goings on of a mobile phone and a stranger in the house.
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|