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stephen-evans's picture
Sep.17.2008
The problem with the blogs on Redroom is that all the entries are so well written. All those beginnings, middles, and ends. All that pace, intelligence, and point of view. It really makes me long for entries with typoes and sentences that stop in the middle of the
stacy-mantle's picture
Sep.17.2008
Hurray! It's about time these guys came to their senses...On top of this great news, author Jeaniene Frost has agreed to donate the proceeds from her newest short story compilation in the Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance to the Defenders of Wildlife. Please support both the author and the wolves...
rosy-thornton's picture
Sep.17.2008
http://dbridger.wordpress.com/2008/09/17/cambridge-law-don-revealed-to-b...
june-casagrande's picture
Sep.16.2008
They say that the most common question asked of authors is, "Where do you get your ideas?" But sitting next to a fellow nonfiction author today, I realized that there's one question I've heard more than any other. The question in question: "How long did it take to write this?"...
anne-brooke's picture
Sep.16.2008
Managed to get the first draft of the minutes from yesterday’s meeting done this morning, so I am obviously cooking on gas in one aspect of life at least. Hurrah. Only wish the same could be said of my writing, which is rather fading into obscurity at the moment. If only I could drum up some...
judy-merrill-larsen's picture
Sep.16.2008
Well, I'm back from Vegas. Where we had a great time--good food, good wine, fabulous people watching--and, while I was gone I had a couple neat things happen in my "author" life . . .  First, I received a call from the Chair of The Big Read here in St. Louis (and the co-owner of one of...
danny-donovan's picture
Sep.16.2008
This is sort of a new pet peeve of mine, and one that I am curious if anyone else has had similar experiances. I have noticed a certain public perception, not with everyone mind you but there are a select few that don't seem to fathom the concept of freelance work. On occasion I do randomly get...
linda-jo-hunter's picture
Sep.15.2008
The Plein Air writers read their works last night. Variety was the word the readings evoked.   Some wrote poems, got flashes from the past or impressions of the scenes. Some were very serious examining painfult parts of life and others were celebratory of the moment. After hearing everyone...
gerard-jones's picture
Sep.15.2008
That's the question Will Jones, the protagonist of My Pal Splendid Man, is asking in "Literary Lad," the episode I uploaded yesterday. To answer the question, Splendid Man takes him a thousand years into the future, where he meets that team of heroic teenagers known as the Array of...
susan-browne's picture
Sep.15.2008
Last weekend, I taught two poetry workshops and did a reading at the North Coast Redwoods Writers' Conference.  It was a long trip north, (seven hours), and worth every minute.  After arriving in the nick of time, I spruced myself up at the Curly Redwood Lodge, (very rustic motel decorated a la...