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mark-glamack's picture
By profession I’m an animator, businessman, director, producer, writer, and patented inventor. My ideas and imagination have also taken me to other roads less traveled. Over the last many years I created, wrote, and developed two motion picture projects, and a television series. Also, I invented (...
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An interesting book review (Game Change) from a favourite columnist of mine, Glenn Greenwald, but what particularly caught my eye was this-- "...Washington's journalist class is poring over, studying, and analyzing its contents as though it is the Dead Sea Scrolls, lavishing praise on its...
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    Sarah J. Sloat grew up in New Jersey and has lived in China, Kansas, and Italy.  For the past 16 years she has resided in Frankfurt, Germany, where she works as an editor for a news agency.  Her poems have appeared in West Branch, Juked, Yemassee, Front Porch, and Barrelhouse, among...
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Not long ago a friend of mine commented that my travels to promote my books must be a great pleasure to me. “You just have to talk about yourself,” he sneered. “You must like that.” I ignored the implied insult (until now). But it struck me that people might think book tours are literally ego-trips...
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This is a good moment to plug a new anthology, How They See Us: Meditations on America, edited by James Atlas. When I was asked to write for it some time back, I thought it was a good idea. After all, haven't the Americans been proclaiming their confusion about the reasons why so much of the...
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Sometimes I inch my way from the warmth of my bed knowing I must go downstairs and begin my work for the day. Sometimes I emerge ready to battle my work for the day. Sometimes I  smile, stretch and slide from my sheets delighted to stroke the keyboard and do my work for the day.  Why is each day...
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I don’t think I would have ever chosen this book, but I can’t say for sure. I received it as a gift and am so thankful that I did. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein was an immense joy to read, and who could resist a book with Enzo, the dog, as its narrator?—a convincing one at that. The...
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This year I didn't send holiday cards...and decided to go the video route instead. *s* May your 2010 be all you wish it to be! Amy's New Year Message
allan-james-cox's picture
 A friend told me he sent me a book. This ran joy up my spine, a feeling intense, I would not have expected. Life is filled with such joys, like the first snow of the season. Howard Thurman wrote about the place in each of us for the singing of angels that is so breathtakingly beautiful it...
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January 12th, 2010 is the official release date of Game, Set, Life: My Match With Crohn's and Cancer.  It is available directly from Tate Publishing right now via their website. It can be pre-ordered on Amazon and Barnes and Noble bookstores now.  If anyone is interested in advanced copies please...