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mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.10.2009
My guest today is Jo Ann Hernandez, author of the young adult novel, The Throwaway Piece. In this fascinating, candid interview, Hernandez talks about how she started writing, the obstacles she had to face and overcome, her state of mind during the creative process, and what she finds most...
lucy-coats's picture
Feb.10.2009
Books provide meals for the mind.  It’s a fact.  I’m not talking about cookery books—although there can be and is great pleasure for me in reading a good recipe and anticipating its arrival on my table as real food.  No, I’m talking about those sublime literary food moments which, once read about,...
tania-hershman's picture
Feb.10.2009
As the Israeli General Election creaks along today in the background, accompanied by storm-like conditions and great wind, I've been tagged by Lauri at Thoughts from Botswana and this is a good one so I am happy to be a taggee. Here is what I am commanded to do: List at least five things you do to...
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Feb.09.2009
Yes, I promise to write more often, but still can't fathom the problems with posting. Very slow, too. Maybe it's the new version of the RedRoom.com software? Book sales of Accidental Cowgirl are going slowly but steadily. And yes, I'm gearing up for a podcast. Soon. Too many irons in the fire....
mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.09.2009
Hi all, Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Carolyn is an author, poet, and freelance editor. In the interview, she talks about her books, book promotion, virtual book tours and trailers, among other things. http://booktalkcorner.today.com Thanks!Mayra  
lisa-solod's picture
Feb.09.2009
1.     “What are Americans still buying?  Big Macs, Campbell’s soup, Hershey’s, chocolate, and Spam – the four food groups of the apocalypse.”                           From Frank Rich’s Sunday, February 1, New York Times, column entitled “Herbert Hoover Lives”        2.    I was driving...
cathy-bryant's picture
Feb.09.2009
Let's give a warm WordVessel welcome to author Lyn Cote! When Lyn Cote became a mother, she gave up teaching, and while raising a son and a daughter, she began working on her first novel. Long years of rejection followed. Finally in 1997, Lyn got "the call." Her first book, Never Alone,...
mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.09.2009
Hi all, My co-author, Anne K. Edwards, was recently interviewed on Advice Radio on the slippery subject of book reviewing. You may listen to this interview here. Cheers! Mayra  
faruk-buzhala's picture
Feb.08.2009
Do I forget  Writing the words from myself do I forget my own language speaking writing or spealing from my mouth do I forget thinging seeing or hearing my best wishes do I forget loving rhymes   if I please…tell me.
pat-bertram's picture
Feb.08.2009
It will be interesting to see what people say about my books; I’m beginning to think I have no idea what I wrote. For example, A Spark of Heavenly Fire is the story of four ordinary people who become extraordinary while struggling to survive quarantine and martial law in Colorado. It was supposed...