Category Archives: Val Cole

Watch the November 2015 Poetry Readings

Watch the November 2015 Poetry Readings performed by actress Val Cole:

What if life was an illusion  by Abhishek Jha 


The Things We Do To Fish by Paul Tapp

Nothing Changed Me by Miriam Beza 


Innovation by Trasha Nicole Hickman

Eulogy For A Bat by Kathy Figueroa 

A Kinda Life by Denise Stephani 

Watch Chapter 3 of Follow in the Tigerman’s Footsteps by Colin Guest

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Novel performed by actress Val Cole


Get to know writer Colin Guest:

1. What is your novel about?

It covers my incredible life working as an expat worker in 15 countries spread through the Middle, Far East & North Africa

2. Why should this novel be read by people?

It is intended to show there is more to live than a boring 9-5 job and by being positive, when life is tough, you can climb back up again

3. How would you describe this novel in two words?

Adventure Story

4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?

The Guns of Navarone

5. How long have you been working on this novel?

21/2 years

6. Do you have an all-time favorite novel?

No but I like ones by Lee Child, Tom Clancy and Clive Cussler

7. What motivated you to write this novel?

At first it was for my children, but then I thought it would help others who feel life is getting them down.

8. What artist would you love to have dinner with?

Lee Child

9. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Nature and the Environment

10. What influenced you to enter the Novel Festival?

I thought it could prove interesting

11. Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Don’t give up. Go after the goals in your life.

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