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deanna-peters's picture
Feb.02.2011
At thirty-eight, inspired by two retired men on Gold Wings, I decided I would ride a motorcycle. In their black leathers they looked anything but retired. That, I thought, is what retirement should look like. Ten years later, at 48, I got my first bike. Metallic blue, fringed leather coming...
alexander-zoltai's picture
Jan.31.2011
I remember when the Internet was a baby–a brilliant, wide-eyed, baby with limitless potential for positive growth. The Internet was born to Scientific and Military parents. It soon showed its independence and became the playground of creative, intelligent folks who took its potential and shaped...
mary-staller's picture
Jan.27.2011
I am new to Blogging and have jumped in with both feet! I'm hoping to continue to Blog here and enjoy fellow Author's entries as well as continue to Blog on the two below. Please stop by and comment. Thanks, Mary http://awomanslifeat50.blogspot.com/ This is a blog meant to find the humorous side of...
dave-cullen's picture
Nov.05.2010
Third in a series for writers and journalists. This third installment on interviewing comes at the job differently than the previous two. I suggest you only skim the list, and glean from it the following:  You're hunting for a whole lot of things from sources, and most can only provide some of...
amanda-raynor's picture
Oct.15.2010
Article first published as The Fur Files - A Fondness For Females, To Swing Or Not To Swing, Won't Date Whitey on Technorati.  Madame Floretta "Fern" De Villiers, a.k.a. "Amanda Fox" is an author of erotic fiction and commentary.  This is her weekly advice column. Dear Fern, I’m...
sal-glynn's picture
Aug.02.2010
(NOTE: Writers have issues, especially the more sensitive. The rants about where the book is going are temporarily shelved to address another important issue that plagues every writer worth his or her thin skin. Insensitive writers could care less about rants or issues. They sit with their laptops...
michelle-hoover's picture
Jun.26.2010
And the second best way to escape pre-publication anxiety (see previous post)?  Try to solve everyone else’s problems, the same problems I once had and will have again when I’m neck deep in another novel.  (Right now, I’m only up to my toes.)   So forgive me:  Having just recovered from the...
pat-montandon's picture
Jun.11.2010
The Best Part of getting Older is being able to write about it with authority. But hey, we’re all getting older from the minute we are born. However, I stepped off the curb and the old age truck hit me when I turned eighty-one. That’s right, eighty-one. So, all you youngins sit back and read about...
mailrangam-venkataraman's picture
Jun.10.2010
I love to soon grow oldSo that I need not workIn that job that I hateI can comfortably relax I can go to a TempleAnd pray sincerelyTo my maker with loveAs I can find time I will not be noticedBy the World surelyI can have free lifeDoing as per my liking I will be respectedAs a great old manAnd my...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
May.13.2010
Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road-- Only wakes upon the sea. I'm going on a blog tour...