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j-ruth-gendler's picture
Sep.18.2011
I'm in a printmaking show along with Sherry Smith Bell, Elizabeth Jameson, and Sasha Miyamoto at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco through November 4. I'm posting my artist's statement below. The older I get, the more I appreciate our creative communities and the way we catalyze each other. As...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.26.2011
P.G. Wodehouse, creator of Jeeves and many other humorous books about England, was accused, during World War Two, of assisting the Nazi war effort by writing, in effect, propaganda for them while trapped in France after the invasion. Regardless of being cleared of such charges, his reputation in...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jul.28.2011
When my parents asked my brothers and me whether we wanted a puppy or a new baby, I chose the baby. Janet came along, and so did the puppy. Everyone was happy. I immediately tried to read to my new sister. I was not quite four, but I had memorized some of the poems in A Child’s Garden of Verse...
alice-shapiro's picture
Jun.04.2011
Here's what Annmarie Lockhart, publisher of unbound CONTENT says about our upcoming book project: "Starting next week, with the official launch of WIP: Saltian, a new post will go up every day here for 51 days. The posts will consist of a poem by Alice Shapiro and a critique by a member of...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Apr.24.2011
So I'm a little late with this, but look at it this way -- it's all downhill from here, This week's fave, Circle: You’re better now, your wounds have closed, there is sapling strength. Your sister is still at the other end of the phone, singing her hosannas. Your ex thinks it’s his turn now,...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Apr.02.2011
My sister just made several dozen new drawings and National Poetry Month is upon us, so what could be more natural than for me to use her drawings as prompts for my first drafts? Don't worry, I won't post the results every day -- except on my blog, Shiva's Arms. This is my kickoff poem, and it...
terri-armstrong's picture
Jan.10.2011
February is bringing the second book of my Menacing Trilogy, "Medieval Menace" to my readers. The first, "Morning Menace" is still available to be downloaded from Amazon to your PC or Kindle for only $1.59. Now's the best time to download it so you can keep up with the story as...
wendy-brown-baez's picture
Nov.18.2010
Today I am leading a writers and poets' salon at All About the Journey, a place for healing arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota. One thing I have learned about Minnesotans, they love to attend events when the weather goes below freezing. Not a native, I, too, now love to attend events after being...
terri-armstrong's picture
Nov.01.2010
So much is happening, "Morning Menace" is doing very well on Amazon Kindle, which by the way you can also download onto your PC for a mere $.99. It's the first in my Menacing Trilogy and the second installment, "Medieval Menace" will be coming out early next year as will my...
adele-annesi's picture
Oct.01.2010
  Lately, we've been hearing more and more that multigenre writing isn't the taboo it used to be, an approach that may work even better in collaboration. This week we have a guest post from Nikoo and Jim McGoldrick, authors of the May McGoldrick historical novels and Jan Coffey thrillers. Here's...