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Programme August 18th

August 18, 2013

431149_4370743597163_1721292240_nWhat could be better than a lazy Sunday with your feet up in an ebook festival?  Time to catch up on all the events you missed during the week.  Time to find new ‘live’ events to enjoy.  However you ‘read’ us,  we hope you’re enjoying coming ‘Beyond the Margins’ with this year’s festival.  Don’t forget that if you have pictures of your ereader in ‘interesting’ poses you can submit them to the Facebook Page for the ‘where in the world is my ereader’ album.  So far Crime Writer in Residence Chris Longmuir’s kindle seems to be getting about most!

11am with a McStory. Today it’s The Voracious Reader by Pat Black

At 12 noon we get the weather from Derek. Or Shuggie. Or Derek. You never can tell with sheep.  They’re like the weather in that respect.

At 12.30 Dennis Hamley completes his weekend lunch party to re-launch his novel Out of the Mouths of Babes.  It’s available for free in the Goody Bag.

At 2pm Sue Price and Alan Hess conclude the two part workshop on Functional Literacy by looking at ‘Functional Grammar.’  Very interesting and informative, and some fun too!

At 3pm Cally Phillips continues with her drama (retrospective) residency. Today she’s  ‘on the move’ with big changes happening as the 1990’s became the 21st century. There is also another scene of We Wove A Web in Childhood to watch. And you can download the entire performance as an enhanced ebook from THE GOODY BAG if you don’t have the patience to watch scene by scene.

At 4pm Kathleen Jones’ fourth workshop is here. Today she looks at Talking to the reader. Giving the ‘I’ a voice.  Even if you aren’t handing in ‘homework’ you can still enjoy these workshops and do the exercises yourself.

At 5pm ‘Jack’s back’  Jack MacRoary, star of last year’s festival is back with his own unique view of the festival this year in Festival Review.

At 6pm Cally Phillips completes her blog roll journey with her final thoughts on what blog rolls are and what blogs can be.  Thinking beyond the margins.

At 7pm Chris Longmuir our resident Crime Writer looks at humour and crime. You’ve got to laugh at that ?!

At 8pm it’s the final part of our Travel Writer in Residence Jo Carroll’s mini break.  Travel the world from the comfort of your ereader.

At 9pm  Mari Biella concludes her weekend Horror residency Today she looks at peculiar thrills and spills.

At 10pm Roz Morris picks another Undercover Soundtrack. Tonight we are with Mr McStoryteller Brendan Gisby.

And at 11pm  Jian Qiu Huang introduces you to ‘imake’ and his way of being creative and commercial online.

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