You are invited to participate in The Family Tree, anthology of ancestors

Send your unpublished work in poetry or prose. Up to 3 poems, a maximum of 50 lines or a minimum of 3 lines, each. For line length, know the book will be 6 X 9 in size.

Prose up to 2500 words or less. Choose one ancestor to write about or your set of ancestors in general. Happy, sad or just plain interesting. Your ancestors deserve to be remembered! Artwork/photos are considered. Remember your Bio-50 words or less.

Send all submissions in 1 document. Times New Roman, 12 pt.
Your name, address, email, tele. # in upper left hand corner.
A contract will be sent after acceptance. You retain your copyright after publication.
Submissions open on January 3, 2024 until April 30, 2024 midnight.
Acceptance letter will be sent by May 15, 2024.

Planned publication date on or before: August 30, 2024.
Each accepted author will receive a complimentary book.
All accepted submissions will have a one-time offer to purchase anthologies (as many as you want 1 –100) at less than retail price TBD.

Questions? I’m always delighted to answer questions. Send them on…

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Kindred Spirits Book Club
2nd Tuesday of the month, 2 – 4 pm.
Join us at the Club House on Parc Crest Drive, Farmville, VA.

We read only non-fiction books about spirits and unexplainables! No horror!

The purpose of the Kindred Spirits Book Group is to share our passion for reading with likeminded people, using it as another way to stay connected, have fun and learn about life outside of life.
Everyone gets a chance to choose the book to read.

Questions are welcome! At: Arlene Bice at: if you are interested in joining this fun group. Or text at 434-755-3518. I’ll send our guidelines to you by email.

Tues. Oct. 10 – Ghostly Spirits of Warren County & Beyond by Arlene S. Bice
Tues. Nov. 14 – Life with the AfterLife by Amy Bruni
Tues. Dec. 12 – TBA
Tues. Jan. 09 – TBA
Tues. Feb My Friend Richard: A True Ghost Story… By William Hart

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Writers’ Group
You are invited to join
Write your story. We all have one.

1st Tues. of the month 2 – 4 pm
Bring writing material.
Questions? Email Arlene at:

* Due to the possibility of mature content or language in reading materials, you must be 18 or older.

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In The Past..

Poetry open mic Sunday afternoon
Vineyard at Rosemont Winery

Poetry open mic Sunday afternoon
Gardens of Backyard Birds n’ Coffee