Oil and Water and Other Things That Don't Mix (Charity Anthology)

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Oil and Water and Other Things That Don't Mix (Charity Anthology)

Published in 2010 by LL-Publications.

 

All proceeds from the sales will go directly to Bay Area Food Bank and Mobile Baykeeper, who continue to help those still affected by the gulf oil spill today.

 

Join this group to follow the Anthology so we can all make a difference together!

 

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Publisher:
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Editors:
Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson Brown ~ Zetta Brown

Authors and titles in order of appearance:
Three Haikus from an Angry God ~ Tynia Thomassie
Before Petroleum ~ Patricia Anne McGoldrick
"Sewer" Candy Store ~ Amy Wise
Recipe for Disaster ~ Lissa Brown
An Ordinary Difference ~ Karen Pickell
Keeping Up with the Coles ~ Angela Elson
Where Luck Lies ~ Mary Larkin
Out of Space ~ Kelly Martineau
Call Out ~ Maureen E. Doallas
Black Waters ~ Nicole Easterwood
The Scent of Dreams ~ Jarvis Slacks
Tradition ~ Cherie Reich
A Bowl of Red ~ Jenne’ R. Andrews
Fellowship at Hardee's ~ Shonell Bacon
Renegade Vegetarian ~ Mollie Cox Bryan
No Thank You ~ Carl Palmer
Loving Lola ~ Dania Rajendra
A Litany of Bruises ~ Dallas Woodburn
Excerpts from Bastard Husband: A Love Story ~ Linda Lou
Jack Black Flag ~ John Klawitter
Lost Bay ~ Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson Brown
BoP This ~ Tynia Thomassie
In the Forest of My Dream ~ L B Gschwandtner
Butterfly ~ Mylène Dressler
The Grass is Greener ~ Zetta Brown
The Maslins ~ Ginger McKnight-Chavers
Tomboys and Peach Chiffon ~ Kimeko Farrar
Civil Rights in Black and White: Searching for Viola / Willie Nell Avery's Advice ~ Melanie Eversley
Reconciliation and Procrastination ~ Kimeko Farrar

Even though the cameras are gone there is still so much work to be done. We can all make a difference by coming together to help those that will be dealing with this disaster for years to come. Thank you for joining!

 

 

Discussion Forum

BP Settlement.....

Started by Amy Wise Mar 3, 2012. 0 Replies

This is a start.....…Continue

Tags: Spill, and, Water, Oil, Mexico

REMINDER - we're on BlogTalk Radio on April 16!

Started by Zetta Brown Apr 12, 2011. 0 Replies

 Remember the BP Oil Spill on BlogTalk Radio On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, author Anjuelle Floyd will host several of the contributors from the “Oil and Water...and Other Things That Don’t Mix”…Continue

The first anniversary...

Started by Zetta Brown. Last reply by Zetta Brown Apr 6, 2011. 15 Replies

I think we should mark the anniversary of the BP oil disaster with some kind of awareness event...or something.What do you think? Maybe some kind of coordinated effort that we can do on the same…Continue

Meet Shonell Bacon - author of "Fellowship at Hardee's"

Started by Zetta Brown Apr 4, 2011. 0 Replies

Today at the "Oil and Water..." blog Shonell Bacon explains how fact can blur…Continue

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Comment by Laura B Gschwandtner on March 3, 2012 at 1:13pm

@Lissa et al: yes a good start & yes a GREAT idea re: books & yes it will be a long haul til the end but I'm sure BP's pockets are a bottomless pit of $$.

Comment by Lissa Brown on March 3, 2012 at 11:49am

As far as I can determine, BP still has to face the federal govt. and several stat govts. plus those private entities that opted out of the class action suit that was settled. BP has miles to go before it sees the last of litigation.

We should offer BP the opportunity to send a copy of the anthology to every person and organization to whom they will be paying money. Zetta, as publisher, maybe you'd like to contact their corporate PR folks? Just a thought. Of course, BP could try to negotiate a bulk discount.

Comment by Amy Wise on March 3, 2012 at 10:01am

Thanks for sharing this Maureen. I hope and pray that after all this time the money gets to the people and doesn't sit in a pile of red tape. It's long overdue. Nothing can make up for what happened, especially to the families that lost loved one's, but this will be something that can help everyone get to a "new normal." 

Comment by Zetta Brown on March 3, 2012 at 9:16am

Wow. I wonder if they'll really pay it out and if it'll really do any good to the people and environment affected. I guess they didn't want to go through all the nonsense of going to court for years and years and paying lawyers when they know they're going to still have to pay the people.

Comment by Maureen E. Doallas on March 3, 2012 at 8:39am

The unexpected appears to have happened, with BP agreeing to pay $7.8 billion in out-of-court settlement, which does not, however, settle state government claims and awaits judge's approval. 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/bp-plaintiffs-reach-...

Comment by Maureen E. Doallas on February 27, 2012 at 6:38am

Zetta, you're welcome. I wonder, too; I think the trial will be a long haul.

I also meant to say how much I enjoyed reading your guest posts this past week.

Comment by Zetta Brown on February 26, 2012 at 11:43am

Thanks, Maureen! I also posted a link to another article on the OW Facebook page. I wonder how old I'll be when this "ends."

Comment by Maureen E. Doallas on February 26, 2012 at 9:14am

Today's Post ran this article on the BP trial that's to begin:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/bp-trial-in-gulf-of-...

Comment by Amy Wise on January 27, 2012 at 10:28am
Thank you Monica! Right back. :)
Comment by Monica Medina on January 27, 2012 at 12:17am

So nice to hear from you, Amy! I wish the same for you this coming year! Happy writing!

 

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