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april-garner's picture
Jul.18.2010
Hello Red Room, I am new to this site. I am the author of a biographical poetry book "REFLECTIONS OF...A Diamond in the making". This poetry book takes a deep look at my life and some of my experiences and feelings when it comes to emotions, passions, relationships, spirituality and...
april-garner's picture
Jul.18.2010
Hello Red Room, I am new to this site. I am the author of a biographical poetry book "REFLECTIONS OF...A Diamond in the making". This poetry book takes a deep look at my life and some of my experiences and feelings when it comes to emotions, passions, relationships, spirituality and...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.11.2010
Martin Amis   Martin Amis forces cancellation of unflattering biography Richard Brooks From: The Sunday Times PUBLISHER withdraws book after letter from celebrated novelist. MARTIN Amis has bared his teeth and chewed up a book that threatened to intrude on certain aspects of his private...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.07.2010
V   Courtesy Amherst College Library A lifelong resident of New England, Emily Dickinson died in 1886. This is the only confirmed photograph of Dickinson in existence. Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's FeudsBy Lyndall GordonHardcover, 512 pagesViking AdultList price: $...
ben-campbell's picture
Jun.26.2010
When do writers give up writing because; after receiving hundreds of postage-stamp rejections, all impersonal form rejects--that they don't have the skills or creativity to write queries that pop? That they finally understand that what they write is of no interest to readers? That all the...
SusanVH's picture
Jun.23.2010
Finally got around to creating a website for Three Steps To Heaven, the bio of rock and roll legend Eddie "Summertime Blues" Cochran that I co-wrote with his nephew, guitarist/producer Bobby Cochran. The book pubbed in '03, is still in print (!), and is my first – and only, so far –...
tania-hershman's picture
Jun.22.2010
I "met" the lovely Ann Weisgarber on that earth-shattering day last April when I woke up to discover that The White Road and Other Stories had been commended by the judges of the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers. Trembling somewhat, I wrote a blog post about it in which I mentioned...
thierry-kauffmann's picture
Jun.09.2010
" I am a composer. This is what I do. I spend days and nights listening to the music inside me, hoping for a sign, a theme, a beat. I will take three notes, if this is all I get, but I pray that I will have something I can call my own before night falls. Without it, there can be no peace, no...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.21.2010
 Summertime, by J.M. Coetzee   Before writing this post, I did something I rarely do: I read other reviews of the book. What seems faintly amusing is an apparent mindset by reviewers regarding the relationship of authors to their fictional works. England’s Guardian newspaper wonders if ...
secretagentwoman's picture
Mar.21.2010
I was born to a mother who was given morphine to not feel the pain of the labor process. Apparently this was okay back in 1967 and having birthed two kids myself, I can now better understand why she felt that need to have some relieve. I ended up having some physical delays in those first...