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sal-glynn's picture
(NOTE: There once was a union maid, she never was afraid 
/ Of goons and ginks and company finks / And the deputy sheriffs who made the raid. 
/ She went to the union hall when a meeting it was called
/ And when the Legion boys come ‘round /
 She always stood her ground. / Oh, you can’t scare me, I...
annie-neugebauer's picture
And why you should stop assuming it’s trash. [This is a sister post to my blog What Is Literary Fiction?] Myth: The quality of writing in commercial fiction is low. Myth: Commercial fiction is less intelligent than literary fiction. Myth: Commercial fiction isn’t “deep.” Myth: Commercial...
terry-odell's picture
Recently, I was hornswoggled coerced invited to play Words With Friends, which, if you haven't heard of it, is an on-line Scrabble game, where you play against another opponent. As time sucks go, it probably has slightly more redeeming value than Angry Birds. I also subscribe to the "Word of...
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Thanks to those who have already signed up for my newsletter, liked and followed the blog, and shared recipes. I'm waiting for pictures. I still have books to give away, including an ARC of ROOTED IN DANGER. And my newsletter survey is still open. Check the sidebar. My recent reading has made...
jm-cornwell's picture
I can't keep up with all the different genres that have cropped up over the years. Crime fiction can be a thriller or a police procedural or a cozy detective novel, or hard boiled. Romance fiction can be Christian or sweet or erotic or paranormal or sensuous and there is no more bodice ripping even...
ben-campbell's picture
VITRUVIAN MAN manuscript along with detailed synopsis will FedEx on Monday to PMA Film management in NY. Speculation of movie script and novel publication dawns on the horizon. Crossing fingers and praying will help. The extent of moral servitude and ethical elements in my 104,000 word literary...
ben-campbell's picture
The president of PMA Literary & Film Management, Inc. wants to meet and discuss a project using my VITRUVIAN MAN novel...perhaps representing it to publishers...perhaps developing it for a movie. If any Red Room member can provide me with info on the legit status of PMA Literary & Film...
mara-buck's picture
     I believe that literature is defined by the presence of the writer within the work itself.  His or her soul lights the nuances, sparks the paragraphs, is palpable in every word.  When I speak of soul, I make no religious reference, but rather embrace that essence of each which marks us as...
victoria-n-alexander's picture
Having launched the Kindle-iPhone-iPod Touch version of my new novel Trixie weeks ago, I was anxious to see if the title came up, with all its fingers and toes, at the top of a book search on Amazon.com.  To my disappointment, I found that Trixie ranks low in the listings. It is preceded by several...