How to keep writing by denise n fyffe
Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Excerpt from How to Keep Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

Introduction to How to Keep Writing Where do you find the time to write so many books? I have heard this question asked by my peers so many times. The simple answer is that I make the time and I commit to the process. Since 2009, I committed fully to becoming a published author. Originally,… Continue reading Book Excerpt from How to Keep Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

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Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Credentials of the School Counsellor Most professionals are guided by ethical standards for which their members may be held accountable and professional practice improved. Relatively young professions such as school counselling, develop these standards over time and they become systematized in codes. From these standards and guidelines the responsibilities that govern school counsellors are derived.… Continue reading Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Excerpt from The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

The Expert Teacher Some teach for teaching sake, and this is one of the reasons that the noble profession of teaching is being stigmatized by unconstructive connotations. It is not impossible to erode the failures of the past and lay a new legacy in teaching; it is certainly possible if as individuals we take on… Continue reading Book Excerpt from The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe
Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Feature on The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

  My books can be found at a number of online websites, including: Smashwords.com, Barnes and Noble, Lulu.com, Bookworld.com.au - Australia, Amazon.com - United States, Amazon.co.uk - UK, Amazon.ca - Canada, Amazon.co.jp - Japan, Amazon.it - Italy, Amazon.es - Spain, Amazon.fr - France, Amazon.at - Austria, Amazon.de - Germany and Kobo. Other Books by Denise N. Fyffe: The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency Sophie's Place: A look at Career Development for the Disabled… Continue reading Book Feature on The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

Be Lifted Up, Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe

Poetry Book Feature on Messages to the Deaf by Denise N. Fyffe

Messages to the Deaf attempts to highlight some of those things, which are often treated with subconscious indifference, when we consciously know better. When I compiled this book of poetry, I included pieces tackled issues which are kept hush hush. -Poetess Denise Fyffe" Enjoy the excerpt of one of these poems below: You exposed me… Continue reading Poetry Book Feature on Messages to the Deaf by Denise N. Fyffe

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Be Lifted Up, Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe

Poetry Book Feature on Be Lifted Up by Denise N. Fyffe

Be Lifted Up contains poetic verse of encouragement, hope, faith, love and reverence; granting direction to a more positive and spiritually focused state of mind. . The hardships we face in life can rip you up, turn you over and leave you feeling like you have been inside a tornado. Break ups, loss of a job, death of… Continue reading Poetry Book Feature on Be Lifted Up by Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Island Journal

Book Feature on The Island Journal by Denise N. Fyffe

My books can be found at a number of online websites, including: Smashwords.com, Barnes and Noble, Lulu.com, Bookworld.com.au - Australia, Amazon.com - United States, Amazon.co.uk - UK, Amazon.ca - Canada, Amazon.co.jp - Japan, Amazon.it - Italy, Amazon.es - Spain, Amazon.fr - France, Amazon.at - Austria, Amazon.de - Germany and Kobo. Other Books by Denise N. Fyffe: The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency Sophie's Place: A look at Career Development for the Disabled Examining… Continue reading Book Feature on The Island Journal by Denise N. Fyffe

A Heart Staged in Pain, Anger and Denial by Denise N. Fyffe
A Heart Staged in Pain, Anger and Denial, Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe

Poetry Book Feature on A Heart Staged in Pain, Anger and Denial by Denise N. Fyffe

  A Heart Staged in Pain, Anger and Denial is a book of poems dealing with grief and loss. This collection of poetic expressions highlights emotions and thoughts throughout the grief process; denial, pain, guilt, and anger. These poems are meant to give insight and understanding to those who have experiences in common and can… Continue reading Poetry Book Feature on A Heart Staged in Pain, Anger and Denial by Denise N. Fyffe

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Rubix cube of the sexes (Trying to understand Jamaican men) (Gena)

A Rubix cube is much easier to solve than trying to understand why Jamaican men do some of the low down, dirty acts that cause females, emotional genocide; Gena considered. Why? How could they? Are they possessed? Fi wah reason? Did their mothers abuse them emotionally? Those are just some of the questions women would like… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Rubix cube of the sexes (Trying to understand Jamaican men) (Gena)

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Daily Journal: The Accident

I feel so scattered today. I can't focus on writing or work. The accident keeps looping through my mind. It's incredible how fast life happens and how slow we are to react to them. It's hard to focus when you see the trap the enemy lays out for you. I am tired. I am in… Continue reading Daily Journal: The Accident

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Truth about that City Dump by Denise N. Fyffe

The Truth Not too many people know about this little known fact; well except for those who drive vehicles and live in Seaview Gardens. Contrary to what you are led to believe, rubbish is burnt on a frequent basis at the Riverton City dump . To the extent that when we wake up in the mornings,… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Truth about that City Dump by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

It's a constant war, It's a constant tug and fight; I keep hearing babies bawling morning, noon and night; All I hear is bawling, bawling, bawling; All I hear is crying, crying, crying; Tears and more tears But no one seems to care. My heart is heavy To hear the crying and see the tears… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Breaking StopLights, Breaking Bodies by Denise N. Fyffe

Seaview Gardens The stoplight on Spanish Town Road and Seaview Gardens intersection is a scary place for any motorist or pedestrian. You never know if the drivers will be breaking lights or breaking bodies. My Experience One of the scariest times of year is the Christmas season. During this time, I approach the intersection, with the… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Breaking StopLights, Breaking Bodies by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Draw Bad Card, Disturbing the Peace

Seaview Gardens Bob Marley's "Draw Bad Card'. Yes, that's whats pumping on this lane in Seaview Garden's at 6:00 o'clock on a Saturday evening. The next door neighbor seems to be mouthing whomever triggered a week of quiet. It was blessed peace that reigned when the 'siphoners' of electricity got abruptly disconnected. The uneventful and quiet weekend was… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Draw Bad Card, Disturbing the Peace

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Mating Call At night, the Seaview Gardens teenage moonlight lovers come out in all their glory. Shorts and skirts are worn, leaving nothing to the imagination and allowing free access to parts which should otherwise remain under chaste custody. But no, they are drawn like the tide by the high summer moon, then they pair… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers by Denise N. Fyffe

  It is the natural order of life for males to be attracted to females. It is a natural game for one to seek the other and hopscotch their way into a relationship. What is not natural is seeing young boys and girls openly engaging in big man and big woman activities. Children are only… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Teenage Moonlight Lovers by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Running on the roof

  As if all the daily shenanigans weren't enough, one had to also deal with those being kept after midnight. When you live in a house with zinc roofingc, you are very sensitive about said zinc. It seems that no one likes to walk on concrete ground anymore. Whether day or night, people think it… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Running on the roof

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Violence

Violence, is often a common reaction for people bred in a volatile community. I am not used to it, nor am I trying to assimilate to such a culture. The dictionary defines violence as "behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something." When I moved to Seaview Gardens, I had preconceived notions of… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: The Violence

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The Book Thief by Denise N. Fyffe

Imaginary dense clouds of thunder and lightning roll like bellowing waves on an angry sea above my head. Fire and brimstone crackle from my think Urdu nose. Transformed into Bruce Banner's Hulk, my blood vessels bulge green, battling to churn the quarts of blood that traverse this thick Amazonian body. My fists clench, thirsting for the culprits neck.… Continue reading The Book Thief by Denise N. Fyffe

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Wukliss Mumma

It breaks my heart every time I see him; this young boy, abandoned by his mother in every way, though he still lives with her. People often mouth that she is  a ‘wukliss mumma’. One of those who spit out children and now they crawl through the pathways of Seaview Gardens, at all hours of… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Wukliss Mumma

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Seaview Gardens Primary Takes Primary School Rugby League Championship | Jamaica Rugby League

Seaview Gardens is not just a community rifled with dead bodies, crime, poverty and illiteracy; there is more to this Jamaican community and the children are leading the way. ***** The JRLA successfully staged its second Annual Primary School Championship on Saturday at the GC Foster College with 100 children from 6 schools participating. Eight schools… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Primary Takes Primary School Rugby League Championship | Jamaica Rugby League

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Yuh tink me an yuh a size

  "Yuh tink me an yuh a size!" Almost every Jamaican child has heard this volley back at them in the heights of their misbehavior. It is no simple utterance and must be taken as a premeditated threat with serious repercussions to follow, which aims to put you back into your place. As I close… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Yuh tink me an yuh a size

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, Muddy and Friendless (Alana)

It is the witching hour and Alana needed a friend. Where were the so called friend's when she needed them? In moments like this, when she felt her soul creeping over to the dark side. Throughout her life she was always questioning either the quality of friends or the function of her friends in her life.… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, Muddy and Friendless (Alana)

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

I find that life can be unpredictable, unfair and full of surprises; many of which are not the good kind but even so, it is up to us to make what we will of it. My life had its share of the unpredictable, the unfair and the surprising. Far too many of these events have… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe