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dale-estey's picture
Jan.16.2009
Won't they?   Where to find summeries of published books. Look out, Hamlet. http://www.wikisummaries.org/Main_Page
andrea-alban-gosline's picture
Jan.15.2009
I read THE HAPPINESS TREE and JANUARY'S CHILD to the third grade class at Sanchez Elementary School this past June. My book buddy, Luis, was proud to stand by my side and assist me in passing out my gift of a new book to each of his classmates, many of whom rarely shelve a new book in their...
scott-c-holstad's picture
Jan.15.2009
[I normally do not endorse book contests, and choose not to enter them myself, but as it seems to be the standard method for getting one's poetry book published these days, I thought I'd pass this info along....]   BELLDAY POETRY PRIZE $2,000 PRIZE TO WINNING POET Submission Deadline: March...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Jan.13.2009
I was soooooooo happy just two short months ago when my middle grade novel, Dragon Wishes, launched. I'd worked so hard, but here it was, out there! Nothing stood in the way of literary success anymore. More book could be read. Fast forward to February 10, 2009, when the Consumer Product Safety...
anne-brooke's picture
Jan.12.2009
First off, here’s this morning’s meditation: Meditation 46 The robe brushes the earthwith pomegranates and golden notes.See the ground sing, echo the deep scentto the air. The light still burnsand you know how arrival changeseverything. At work my email seems full of problems to sort out and...
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Jan.11.2009
I only allow myself to watch television on Sundays, though I have a small color set in my office. Somehow I feel guilty if I'm not doing something else at the same time. Know what I mean? Today I'm torn between watching a movie of The Phantom of the Opera on television and answering e-mail. I must...
kate-marshall's picture
Jan.10.2009
I read some good books in 2008, how about you?  I wish I read more books this last year for pure pleasure, instead of for work.  But I can still come up with a few to recommend without reservation.  A number of them are laugh out loud funny.  I must have needed that in 2008... The New Kings of Non-...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.10.2009
Georgia Newspaper Drops "Books" from Arts Section Title In a move that could rile readers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's "Arts & Books" section changed its name to the "Arts & Leisure" section for the new year. According to the paper, there won't be any...
anne-brooke's picture
Jan.09.2009
Almost my first email of the day was a poetry rejection (groan ...) which is never under any circumstances pleasant. However, I have impressed myself by simply sitting down and sending the pieces out to someone else, and also submitting a separate sample of flash fiction to another market. Just...
tania-hershman's picture
Jan.09.2009
Thanks to J for the excellent suggestion - special offer! While The White Road and Other Stories is out of stock everywhere, which I am assured will be remedied next week, I still have a number of copies that I am happy to (sign and) send to anyone around the world. Email me at tania(at)...