About AuntieHelen


Career type, 46, At home in the greatest city on earth, New York City. Have lived in England, France, Japan.

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New York, United States
Local Time:
16 Jan 2018 12:46
I love books, play music, write short stories and poetry. Love to travel. Favorite places include Cornwall in the U.K., British Columbia, Canada and the West Coast of Ireland.

I enjoy live theater and favor drama over musicals.

I have no interest in photos of male dangling participles. Generally speaking, the larger the equipment, the smaller the brain.
For that matter, photos of bare vaginas don’t do it for me either. It is rather nice to meet a person, not simply an orifice.
Favorite Books:
Anything by Charles Dickens. The Count of Monte Cristo, A Town Like Alice, Shogun. Tai Pan.
Favorite Authors:
Charles Dickens, John Grisham, Alexander Dumas, Bernard Cornwell, Thomas Hardy, Bronte Sisters, Greg Iles, Ian Rankin, John Le Carre,
Favorite Movies:
Love Actually, Secrets and Lies, Educating Rita, The Commitments, My Cousin Vinny, A Majority of One, Becket, The Lion in Winter, Groundhog Day, The Last Samurai, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shogun, Patterns, The Full Monte.
Favourite TV Shows:
Jesse Stone, Prime Suspect, Doc Martin, Morse, Elizabeth R, Fawlty Towers
Favorite Music:
Jann Arden, Josh Groban, Enya, Annie Lennox, Clannad, Dougie Maclean, RnB, Doo-Wop, operetta, Motown


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09 Nov 2017
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Topic: What's your favorite Christmas movie?
Posted: 10 Dec 2017 21:10

1. A Christmas Carol (1951 Alastair Sim) 2. It's a Wonderful Life 3. Love Actually

Topic: Is it normal for a story to "get away" from the writer's planned outline, and sort of write itself?
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 14:17

When I create a character, they have an age, a location in time and a situation/predicament.
I have discovered that my character will then begin to tell their own story as they look around at what they see and experience. Yes, I try a nudge here and there, but the moment I feel something is not in keeping with that character, I back off, find a place of truth, and then allow that character to resume their adventure.
I think I was heavily influenced by early years on stage. I may practice the spoken lines while sitting in the green room but when standing in the wings I was steeping myself in my character’s back-story. Am I wet, cold, hungry, tired, exhilarated, distressed etc? Then I left my own self in the wings and stepped onstage in character. It had its own life.

I know – Perhaps not a disciplined way to write, but I have faith the character will tell their own story if I allow them to breathe.

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Night Flight

How about this! I have been invited to attend the International Women in Business Conference being held in Paris, France. My very first official overseas business trip and I am more than ready for it. Definitely time this twenty-eight-year-old middle management executive strut her stuff on a larger stage. Reading over the announcement, the core topics and activities sounded...

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