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Intro To Alice Hollywood—The Write OWL—Episode 8

Intro To Alice Hollywood Book One The Em Suite

Djuna Shellam The Write OWL Episode 8

Hiya. In this Sunday episode of my video blog, or blog, Intro Alice Hollywood, I talk about my first book in the series The Em Suite. I have so much I’d like to say that gets stuck somewhere in my brain, but you know me and the little green light! Drives me mad sometimes. I thought I’d include a snippet of the description from the Alice Hollywood page, and if you’d like, even a link in case you wanted to know even more than I manage to tell you in the video. Intro Alice Hollywood.

intro alice hollywoodAlice Hollywood is a young spitfire from Hollywood, California. She and her best friend, the poor little rich girl Em Martín from nearby Bel Air, CA, are stationed on a remote military base in West Texas in the mid-1970’s. 

Worldly Alice “Hollywood” Hollywell is notorious for changing “teams” without notice. Em is shy and seemingly sheltered and has a secret. Despite their differences, their friendship blossoms into something they never imagined. The arrest of their friend Whitey, and rumors about an investigation into his friends and associates creates a frightening environment, complicating everything. 

On base, and particularly within their inner circle, the atmosphere is rife with suspicion and fear. Alice and Em realize the military is a very dangerous place for them, and quickly find themselves in the middle of a rabid witch-hunt. Decisions are made with disastrous consequences. (For more, click  HERE)

I hope you enjoy my Intro To Alice Hollywood video. Please feel free to leave a comment, or better still, subscribe to my YouTube channel! Until next episode…

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The Write Owl Blog

Djuna Shellam—The Write OWL BlogDjuna Shellam

Hello! I’m Djuna Shellam, aka The Write OWL.

This is my blog. It’s how I sometimes think of myself, as a “write owl,” and it seemed to be a fitting title for my page

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Welcome to my very own page on the Magnhild Press site! Here I’ll be blogging, both with writings and video. Whilst I prefer writing, there seems to be a lot of interest in videos. Despite my personal discomfort making videos, I’ll give it a go. Why not?

As someone who writes, who is a photographer, has painted, and creates music, I’ve found there is an important thread that runs through all of the above, and that is, I’ve always been fascinated and drawn to how other artists work. Their history. What is their process? What motivates them? Influences them? I’ve almost been more interested in an artist’s life than I am their work. It is more often than not an artist’s life, rather than their work, that has inspired me.

What I mean is, I come to an artist via their work, but once I get to know them, their work becomes almost secondary. Not completely, but what made them an artist is what interests me most.

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