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james-hoch's picture
Jun.12.2011
Faith, Hope and Rejection No, Charity is not being suspended or replaced from the triumvirate of virtues, and rejection is certainly not a virtue.  The word originated in 1415 and meant “to throw or throw back.” And yes, a rejection does feel like someone threw something at you squarely hitting you...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.07.2011
I would ordinarily shy away from any author's "first"manuscript (including my own). However, when a luminary of Stephen Fry's magnitude vouches for the worth of the piece, my look is not quite as askance. However, it does put me in mind of the cartoon I once saw (I think in Playboy). A...
dale-estey's picture
May.31.2011
 How things change. I imagine that the wee house where Kafka once wrote (for a period of ten months when his sister rented it) will now be in far better shape than ever he dreamt. He enjoyed the solitude; the fact it was away from the city; the coal stove; and the lantern. He never stayed the night...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
May.31.2011
Just got the release date for OUT OF THE SHADOWS. August 2011 Samhain Publishing will be releasing the first in the new series, SHADOW WARRIORS. I am totally over the moon right now. It feels like I just wrote it. Seriously, I wrote it six months ago. I am so happy to see it being released the same...
allan-goldstein's picture
May.26.2011
Readers of my newspaper lost a graceful, elegant essayist, I lost a father-in-law, and the world lost a gifted teacher and aviator when Stanley Peter Andersen passed away on November 5, 2006.  He was 84.             I’m not the right guy to write a proper obituary for Dr. Andersen, and this isn’t...
dale-estey's picture
May.25.2011
I have taken one Creative Writing course. And got the credit. I've attended a few week long Writers Workshops and have instructed at same.  These short bursts are fine (if, for no other reason, they offer some socializing). To take a couple of years at something comparable would be fine if the...
cheryl-rainfield's picture
May.25.2011
Check out my audio recording for my author name pronunciation at TeachingBooks.net! You'll find out how I got my last name. I'm honored that they asked me. (beaming)
kelly-abell's picture
May.24.2011
Stop by my website and check out this quick tip on recognizing passive voice and tense issues given to me by my editor on Jewels of Hera.  Check it out and I hope it helps.http://www.kellyabellbooks.com/apps/blog/
karen-wyle's picture
May.22.2011
Lately I've become more aware of something that has been true for many years.  It's about how I dream.  In my dreams, I am often two places at once.  I am a character, or at least sharing the consciousness of a character to some degree; and at the same time, I am observing, screenwriting, directing...
amanda-m-thrasher's picture
May.15.2011
There’s a castle in Texas?  Pythian Home - Weatherford, Texas Looks can be deceiving, castles still need funding.   Texas not known for large castles but there’s one, the Pythian Home in Weatherford. I recently had the opportunity to visit and spend time with the children that live there. I was...