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steven-ekstrom's picture
Apr.14.2008
Several months ago, I attempted to submit 6 poems to the New Yorker. March was allegedly the month that they would contact me IF they were interested in my work... ...I never heard back, sadly. So I figure, what the hell, let's share the six pieces I was planning on sharing with the literati-...
alyson-mead's picture
Apr.14.2008
I'm way behind in mentioning this, but thought I would put it out there. My second book -- Wake Up to Your Weight Loss -- springs from workshops I've held in the past, with people looking to combine storytelling, healing and weight loss. It's coming out in about 3 weeks, on May 6th, and will be...
beth-barany's picture
Apr.14.2008
Call to Adventure! Book Writing Workshop Learn a simple, effective, step-by-step program -- Based on the Hero's Journey Ideal for beginning and experienced writers + creative, goal-oriented individuals Benefit from Beth's 16 years of writing experienceand her gentle sense of humor and fun as...
steven-ekstrom's picture
Apr.12.2008
Hello! This is my first of many posts on my new Red Room Member Page. I don't know where to start so I'll just jump right in and give readers a run-down of my upcoming articles that will be featured on Newsarama. I'll be talking to Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa about his upcoming work on Marvel Comics'...
cliff-burns's picture
Apr.12.2008
I've stopped answering the phone. Anyone calls while I'm here alone, they can talk to the machine. When my wife gets home, she checks the messages and passes along anything I need to know. Do you know how fucking arrogant and stupid you are when you call a writer at home? The presumption of that...
april-millican's picture
Apr.12.2008
The working title is 'Georgia Boy' - because Erskine Caldwell dedicated his book of the same name to my Granny June. I know what the real name is going to be, but I'm not telling it here. It's about Jimmy George Sawyer, a country western singer on his way back up from rock bottom. I read the...
thomas-dotson's picture
Apr.10.2008
Last night Jennifer Massoni, Huntington Sharp, and I had the pleasure of attending Literary Death Match Episode 7at the Rickshaw Stopin San Francisco. Red Room Authors Jane Ganahl and Alan Black along with Mia Lipman were judges for the evening. Another Red Room author, the legendary Clive...
rochelle-jewel-shapiro's picture
Apr.10.2008
From the New York Time's Modern Love essays to Newsweek’s My Turn, to best selling anthologies in every bookstore in the country, personal essays have captured everyone's attention. In this class you'll learn how to turn your thoughts, feelings and experiences into real, funny, and deeply moving...
mary-beth-temple's picture
Apr.09.2008
One of the wonderful things about words is that they leave a little something to the imagination – even the words black and white are not black and white, as you know if you have ever shopped for black fabric or white paint. I love to knit, crochet, and spin, and spend a good deal of time either...
james-patterson's picture
Apr.09.2008
Like in this recent, popular, New York Times piece, there’s been some press lately about how important books are as a means of identifying people with similar interests and attitudes. With these new “bookshelf” applications in Facebook (as I mentioned a few weeks back), and other places, books are...