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On the Fifth Day of Christmas …

The Christmas Storm by Joe Powers I’m a creature of habit, and that night was no different than any other, at least the first part. Following my regular routine of dinner for one I retired to my den and sat, quite contentedly, in my worn fabric, exceedingly comfortable, overstuffed armchair. In the stone fireplace before me, which… Continue Reading

Call for Summer Submissions

Steaks on the BBQ … splashing in the pool … bonfires on the beach … hiking, biking, boating, camping, concerts, festivals, patio parties with family and friends … ice cream cones … Is there anything better than a New Brunswick summer? We think not! Summer is in full swing in New Brunswick and Bread ‘n… Continue Reading

Two NB Authors Win Atlantic Book Awards

The winners of the 2012 Atlantic Book Awards were announced last night in a ceremony held at the LSPU Hall in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the first time the annual event took place outside of Nova Scotia. Amy House hosted the sold-out event, which also featured a performance by Andy Jones and few words from City… Continue Reading

Call for Father’s Day Submissions

Father’s Day is coming right up on June 17th and Bread ‘n Molasses is gearing up to explore our relationships with those special men in our lives —fathers! Have you written a short piece of fiction that celebrates fatherhood or perhaps explores the complex relationship between a father and child? Or maybe you have some… Continue Reading

WFNB Literary Competition Results Announced

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) announced the results of its annual literary competition today. The 2012 competition received a record number of entries. A total of 181 writers submitted their finest works of poetry and prose, twice the number that entered two years ago. The biggest increase came from young writers, with 41 students… Continue Reading

Call for Mother’s Day Submissions

Mother’s Day is almost a month away and Bread ‘n Molasses is gearing up to celebrate and honour the most important women in all our lives — our mothers! Have you written a short piece of fiction that celebrates motherhood? Or perhaps you have some special memories or your mother that you’ve jotted down in… Continue Reading

11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

Christmas Kitty By Jacinta “Oh, Daddy, please let me keep the kitty,” cried four year old Jessica Wells. Her father answered firmly, “Pipe down, Jess. You know we can’t afford this kitten.” He drove up to a subdivision entrance and dropped the kitten off, leaving quickly. Trying to get Jess to stop crying, Daddy told… Continue Reading

7th Day of Christmas: Angel Robe

Angel Robe By Jacinta “Momma,” yelled five year old Sebrina, as she rushed through the door. “I’m gonna be an angel.” Then she giggled, “I mean an angel, in the Christmas play. Mrs. Kathy chose me. It is the specialist part in the whole play.” “Most special,” corrected her mother, Audrey. “Do you have to… Continue Reading