From "Chapter 2--The Darling Actor and Singer of the New World Order"
“Hi, I’m Carrie Bledsoe, and this is The News that Matters. Tonight we’ll be departing from our usual coverage of the global transition into Alliance order news to focus on a hero of the war, the esteemed actor and singer, and pianist, Adrian Callaghan.
I caught up with Adrian Callaghan at a Merkley Hotel recently,” the TV journalist said. “Between his esteemed acting roles in various films he’s finally released a whole album of songs after teasing us with his contributions to various soundtracks.
In his acting career he is known for nearly becoming the characters he plays by inventing a whole different persona for each role; wearing wigs and slight prosthetics in order to look markedly different in every film. In his musical career he has shown his brilliance as a performer on stage, when in his various personas, as well as his proficiency at playing the piano..."
ALL VOICES Heard: the Project to Inspire NEW Ideas and Innovative Thinking about Social Issues (essays)
While volunteering at a charity shop I sort through some newly donated books. One catches my eye: a sociology textbook. I’m not studying sociology for college but I wouldn’t mind studying it in general. I’ll get this book, with an employee discount, never mind the required 48-hour waiting period. I feel I’m owed this, since I wasn’t actually meant to mind the shop all day by myself. I thought I was coming in for two hours but no one else showed up. Hang-over’s from the holiday weekend I suppose; everyone called in “sick”...
I wrote 8 Days a Week in the summer of 2009. In fall 2009 I began editing it. In 2010 I called on...
So ALL VOICES may be Heard: a Book and Website Inspired by Women's Discrimination against Women, and Men (essays)
A showcase of the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books by Irish-American author Ava Collopy with Excerpts, Videos, Links, Author Q&A, and more.
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Ava Collopy Books is on...
She's published in...
Brilliant Flash Fiction, (contest shortlist, as A.C.),
Down in the Dirt,
Sunlight in the Sanctuary,
and Treading Water.
The Relic, the Effort, the Yell,
Down in the Dirt.
Verse Virtual, and others.
She has a blog to inspire new and innovative approaches to old social issues: ALL VOICES heard, and a blog with advice for writers: Unending Horizons.
She's traveled through North America and Europe while doing various jobs, volunteer work, and donating blood several times.
She is a happily life-long non-mom with many friends, who's oft enjoyed being a single independent female, a fact she proudly promotes to remind people that everyone’s free to make the choices that are right for them.