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sheila-english's picture
Sep.07.2012
We are all aware of the power of language. Words enrich our lives and enable us to communicate ideas both simple and complex to one another. Without language, our world would be remarkably different. The task of the poet is to formulate language in such a way as to concentrate its meaning, to give...
sherry-parnell's picture
Jun.20.2012
I love books.  I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a book in my hand.  I read in every spare moment and when I don’t have many moments to spare then I read while eating, drying my hair or in bed before falling asleep.  For me, every unopened book provides the possibility of...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.05.2012
New and unpolished Fairy Tales have been discovered in Bavaria, which I just bet were hidden in the deep woods and guarded by Trolls. They were locked away in archives in Regensburg, which brings a tug to the curly locks of one who wrote a novel called A LOST TALE. In my novel, awash with druids...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.29.2011
Yesterday’s post showed us how savvy writers today can utilize the Internet to help them research, write and promote their books. Today we look at how the Internet has changed how readers find those books. In the quickly-changing publishing world—and the even-more-quickly-changing world of book...
bruce-jackson's picture
Sep.15.2011
The telltale sign of an individual or group is what happens when faced with challenges. The notion is one that says: "We will cross that bridge when we get to it." That's either optimistic or outright ignorant. I wonder if we will ever find the bridge itself. Getting acros it is one thing, but...
monique-belli's picture
Jul.13.2011
  "These dreams go on when I close my eyes.  Every second of the night I live another life." I was walking gingerly along the eave of an icy roof.  I could see the moonlight sparkling on frosted surface of the shingles, and feel how my foot slid as I navigated my way from one place to...
jennifer-place's picture
Jun.22.2011
*Little did I dream when I ordered the book I would see myself in its pages - and not be altogether proud of the sight. 'Saturation' will take you on one incredible ride after another, until you simply won't think the author can possibly survive one more day... and then she does. *I could not...
adele-annesi's picture
Apr.22.2011
Award-winning author and instructor Jamie Cat Callan tells about French secrets to joie de vivre in her latest book Bonjour, Happiness! Elizabeth Bard, author of Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes said, "With warmth and sincerity, Callan shares that most precious of French life lessons...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.07.2011
Since The Queen holds copyright on the King James Bible (renewed upon each ascension), should this find be hers. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The pages of 400-year-old Bible were trimmed by a priest in the 19th CenturyRare King James Bible found in Wiltshire village church A rare original King...
frank-pineiro's picture
Mar.05.2011
    I first arrived in London at about eight thirty on a winter morning, extremely tired after a frantic day of packing everything I might need for a long journey followed by a subsequent celebration with friends and relatives at one of San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf restaurants.  Hours...