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2013 | 2013

dale-estey's picture
Maybe I'm naive to the ways of finance. I'm from the era where the joke was: "A million here, a million there, and it starts to add up." I'm humble enough to contemplate a nice book/movie deal getting me one million dollars, leaving the billion for others. And - yes - I also know that a million is...
steven-belanger's picture
This is the first of a couple of blog entries of my thoughts about the nominees and the nominated works.   I'm in the fortunate position of being able to vote for the upcoming Bram Stoker Awards, a prestigious award given by the Horror Writers Association of America (of which I am a member...
dale-estey's picture
Any year will take a toll on our colleagues, but as long as we are still able to read the list ....  Also, the comments section to this is interesting [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 2013: In Memoriam     (more + comments) http://writersrelief.com/blog/2014/01/2013-memoriam/
steven-belanger's picture
Photo: Terry Francona, as he is now--a manager of the Cleveland Indians--in a photo from a Boston Globe article about him winning Manager of the Year.     A very readable, if not mindblowing or all-revealing, look at the life and times, especially 2004-2011, of former Red Sox manager...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
So, Wordpress (the handy site that hosts my main blog, which you can find over here, but I cross-post almost everything with Red Room, so no big whoop) sends out this year-in-review e-mail that gives you a rundown of all the stats on your blog: the number of posts, the number of visitors to your...
arlene-goldbard's picture
"Many think that changes and reforms can take place in a short time. I believe that we always need time to lay the foundations for real, effective change. And this is the time of discernment. Sometimes discernment instead urges us to do precisely what you had at first thought you would do later."...
tim-haywood's picture
Still a couple of days to go, but are you already living in 2014? I'd say I am. Before we trade in the old year for a newer model, hows about we take a little stock. Let's pry open the dented door of the station wagon that is 2013, and see what kind of memories are wedged behind the seats or stuck...
phil-naessens's picture
2013 has been an amazing year for me personally and over the next few days I’ll be counting down some of my favorite memories in the form of a top ten list. Below are my personal top ten favorite books of the year!   10). Hollywood Shakedown by Mark Barry   This book has a bit of...
steven-belanger's picture
I was lucky enough to be asked to take a look at a collection of short stories, all in the horror genre, by one of the editors of the book and a member, like me, of the Horror Writers Association of America. (Check out the cool icon on the right side of my blog.)   For the collection: Here'...
steven-belanger's picture
First of all, Happy Holidays, or Merry Christmas, or Happy Hannukah, or just Have A Nice Vacation Between Now and New Year's, depending on each reader's particular persuasion.   Secondly, thank you to all my readers, here and at Red Room.  35,000 plus pageviews here, and 96,000 plus...