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teresa-jusino's picture
Oct.22.2008
The world was going around me...I don't know how to explain it... Feeling? Great. I feel great because I feel like I'm in control. A bit weird but like I'm in control...I felt at one time if I pushed it too much I would suffer the consequence but a push and a shove it was me against without my...
terry-odell's picture
Oct.22.2008
I've posted a series of blogs about a very interesting workshop on the ways men and women fight, given by Deb Maynard, a martial arts expert. She was briefly upstaged by a fire alarm requiring we evacuate the hotel, but we were able to return to the room and finish the workshop after only a half...
gregory-wilson's picture
Oct.21.2008
If there's anything an author likes more than the prospect of publication, it's getting down and dirty with a new cause to fight for (I'm not sure that's entirely true, but I'm going to go with the theory anyway). And what to my wondering eyes should appear this evening but this article about the...
teryl-s-cartwright's picture
Oct.21.2008
Have you seen the man dancing with that hulking, dangerous chunk of metal?  The first time I watched, I asked myself, "Why?  Why would anyone choose to do that?  Where did he even come up with the idea?"  Then I couldn't get it out of my head.  Who would choose a machine for a partner? ...
brad-green's picture
Oct.21.2008
One person behind a desk or computer can determine a writer's fate.  One person with a headache.  One person who just read forty stories in three days, thirty-three of them unfortunately dealing with the same theme in your story.  One junior editor or MFA student that culls out the crap may decide...
david-niall-wilson's picture
Oct.20.2008
Words and Music: An Interview with David Niall Wilson [23 August 2005] by Nikki Tranter PopMatters Books Editor :. e-mail this article :. print this article :. comment on this article We go together, you and me. Like words and music. — Eddie Wilson (Michael Pare), Eddie and...
dave-rosenthal's picture
Oct.20.2008
Bye-bye Bouchercon Throughout the Bouchercon conference, which brought hundreds of mystery writers and fans to Baltimore, visiting authors wrote guest posts on Read Street about their experiences and about the craft of writing. My sincere thanks to Sean Chercover, Tasha Alexander and the more...
brian-mckee's picture
Oct.20.2008
Generally, I yammer about politics, spirituality, or writing. Lets talk about all three today, at once. Lets relate them to each other and see how we can tie them together. (Upon re-reading this: I realize it's very strange: please accept my apologies in advance) Spirituality is a process / mental...
terry-odell's picture
Oct.20.2008
I've been seeing Richard for over 15 years now, I think, and I realize that I have total trust in the man. I know I can walk into his place, and after the usual hugs and "how are you's", I can let him do whatever he wants. Sometimes I'll tell him I'm ready for something new and different...
terry-spear's picture
Oct.20.2008
I have...had four days off from work. Sounds like I should get a lot done, right? But the days are filled up as soon as I'm up and about. I had intended to finish writing The Accidental Highland Hero, finish writing the lessons for Show vs Tell Workshop,finish judging 3 contest entries. But other...