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Junying Kirk

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April 12

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Junying Kirk was born a Spice girl from Sichuan Province in China. In the summer of 1988, a British Council scholarship led her to study English Language Teaching in the UK, which eventually adopted her. She has worked as an academic, administrator, researcher, teacher, professional interpreter, international partnerships manager and cultural consultant. She is passionate about reading & writing, and world travel. Her 'Journey to the West' trilogy, 'The Same Moon', 'Trials of Life' and 'Land of Hope' have been published both elctronically and in print. Currently she is writing the first book of her second trilogy: "Journey to the East". She lives in Birmingham, UK with her English husband.

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A week ago, an ‘old’ friend came to visit with a new friend, and she told him about my book writing. He wanted to check out what I have written, so I showed him ‘Journey to the West’ paperbacks, three rather chunky books.






Wow, he said, I did not expect to see this. He looked pretty shocked, and probably impressed too, at the size and weight of my books.


They did take a long time to write, and a...

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Junying Bee wrote: "Hello thanks for joining #supporttranslatedbooks. Hope you'll enjoy and maybe you have some tips what to read :-)"

Hello, Bee. Just spotted your message. Glad to be part of the group in #supportingtranslatedbooks - I read a lot of translated works, mainly Scandinavian crime fiction into English. Will drop by soon and see what's going on there :)


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Bee Halton Hello thanks for joining #supporttranslatedbooks. Hope you'll enjoy and maybe you have some tips what to read :-)


message 13: by Junying

Junying Kenneth wrote: "Junying could you post your pictures of Iceland again and give me the ok to print them."

Hi Kenneth.

Sorry for the late reply. Only saw your message just now. Yes, here are some Iceland photos from my blog: http://www.junyingkirk.com/?page_id=415 - there is also a blog on Iceland there with a video too. Please feel free to use them as you like :) Enjoy!


message 12: by Ken

Ken Fredette Junying could you post your pictures of Iceland again and give me the ok to print them.


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Junying Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Likewise, Christine. Glad to have you as my friend. Sorry for th late reply. Just saw it today :(


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Junying Happy New Year to you too, Georges.


Junying Jody wrote: "Yep - finally made it :)"

Great. Thanks for joining my fan-base :) Enjoy this fab site!


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Jody Ruth Yep - finally made it :)


Junying Jenna Christy wrote: "hi Junying! I haven’t read your book yet, but I will get to it! (probably later,)..I’ll be in touch! thanks! :)"

Jenna, there is no pressure. Hope you enjoy it!

Thanks for being my GR friend:)!

Junying


message 5: by Jenna

Jenna hi Junying! I haven’t read your book yet, but I will get to it! (probably later,)..I’ll be in touch! thanks! :)


Junying Kenneth wrote: "You may have a fan in Trine Juel. She is into Historical Fiction and Japan and China. Read your post. Like it. She's from Denmark."

Thanks a lot for stopping by here, Kenneth. I'll check out Trine Juel. Glad you liked my blog post.

Have a good day!


message 3: by Ken (last edited Aug 23, 2011 06:52PM)

Ken Fredette You may have a fan in Trine Juel. She is into Historical Fiction and Japan and China. Read your post. Like it. She's from Denmark.


Junying Vienda wrote: "Thanks, Junying! See you around :)"

Sure. Vienda. Happy reading!= :)!


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Maeve Thanks, Junying! See you around :)


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