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Thanet Writers Launch Education Policy?

The original content of this post has been removed because the author was a #WhinyLittleBitch with all the maturity of a mayfly and all the depth of a shoe print on dry mud.

Honestly, would a polite email have really hurt you that badly?

This notice exists because Matt is too sarcastic for his own good and is not always so mature either.

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Or he can try and sue me but he will lose.

Come at me bro.

Seb Reilly absolutely insists all his guest posts for Thanet Star are a product of our imagination. We don't like bullies and have removed all trace of his "contributions"
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Thanet Writers Launch Website

A group of Thanet's writers have launched a new website to showcase the talents of all local writers.

The group, known as Thanet Writers, started a few years ago meeting in my living room and has since taken on a life of its own. Back then it was just a few friends meeting to talk about writing now Thanet Writers meets twice a week and has become an organisation dedicated to supporting Thanet's writers.

Long ago Thanet Writers stopped being something that I did and became something that I was simply part of, and it is great. I might have had the absolute honour of sowing the first seeds but Thanet Writers is now, and long may it be, the property of those that take part. Rebecca Delphine Explained it best when she wrote "Seven Benefits of Joining a Writers Group" for the new site.

When the fine folks at Thanet Writers first said that they would like to create a website, I was all for it. It was my privilege to support the group by contributing my time to assist with the development of the website. The actual running of the site is managed by other members of the group.

I was going to pick out the highlights of the content that has been posted by Thanet Writers but it has proven to be a difficult task to pick just a few favourites. Take, for example, published author Matthew Munson as he addresses the question: Why do we write? Or Seb Reilly on Setting the mood.

The poetry section has quite a range from rather silly poems about food like Basting Thyme by Courtney S. Hughes and Mr Kensington’s Everything Pie by yours truly to quality performance poetry like Starbucks Lovers by Cal Harris.

Then there are the short stories, which include some best selling writers who just so happen to come from Thanet. For example The Lickspittle Leviathan by David Grimstone.

I will leave the rest for you to discover over at the website.

Thanet Writers accepts submissions from writers with a connection to Thanet. Be warned, however, they do not pay and you would be unlikely to sell the work you give them after it is published (due to the nature of the Internet being a world wide release).

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Flip Flops

The original content of this post has been removed because the author was a #WhinyLittleBitch with all the maturity of a mayfly and all the depth of a shoe print on dry mud.

Honestly, would a polite email have really hurt you that badly?

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Or he can try and sue me but he will lose.

Come at me bro.

Seb Reilly absolutely insists all his guest posts for Thanet Star are a product of our imagination. We don't like bullies and have removed all trace of his "contributions"
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How Family Friendly was GEEK this year?

Did the Thanet based games expo just get caught breaking the law?

Eagle-eyed readers of my technology and geeky stuff blog have pointed out that there are pictures of GEEK letting under 18s play mature content games.

Game Expo East Kent GEEK, was on at the Winter gardens this weekend. By all reports they did somethings well but disappointed in many areas (not least of which was the huge rise in ticket prices).

There is a review of the event on Indi Retro News and this is where a whole other side to GEEK was first noticed. That side being a rather fast and loose interpretation of "family friendly".

Over to you - was this a mistake by GEEK or were they right to let kids play graphically violent games?

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