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Apr.20.2011
By ANASTASIA ASHMAN What comes after cultural disenfranchisement? After Expat Harem, the book? After expat+HAREM, the community site? I chart the evolution of my own global niche, along with expat+HAREM's spin-off project: Globalniche.net. When I moved to Turkey in 2003, the plan was to write a...
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Apr.07.2011
Welcome to April 2011's "Upheavals" issue. +++++EDITOR'S NOTE Gentle greetings to all our fellow sojourners... In a season of tough shifts, we're making some changes at the site to provide a new perspective on evergreen subjects, and elsewhere on the Internet we're following history as it...
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Apr.06.2011
by Jennifer King “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” — Stephen King I love the words of advice of Stephen King, above. As writers, the best way to learn and improve, find our voice and our...
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Mar.28.2011
I once opened a can of e-book whoop-ass on Stephen King. “No interactivity, no extra benefit for readers!” I scolded the usually imaginative novelist back in the go-go days of Y2K. From my desk on New York’s Silicon Alley where I had the publishing beat at an internet industry magazine, King’s self...
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Mar.21.2011
By ANASTASIA ASHMAN Rounding up zillions of links resonant to our community that cross my screen... These are the kind of things I share *daily* on my Twitter feed -- follow me or get the feed sent directly to your feed reader. The internet is over. That is, "the boundary between 'real life'...
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Mar.03.2011
This month, news from the Paris Short Story Contest, the Paris Literary Prize, the Salon du Livre, Wendell Steavenson, Cara Black, Stephane Hessel, David Lebovitz, Jennifer Butler, Toby Brothers, OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, Gwyneth Hughes, Liz Young, Barry Kirwan, Diane Johnson, Berna Huebner, Stuart...
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Mar.02.2011
Welcome to March's "Remix culture" issue  +++++ EDITOR'S NOTE This month we're acknowledging that where we come from counts (see thisurban psychology article on the geography of temperament, and take this quiz to pinpoint how to make life choices "congruent with your temperament...
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Mar.02.2011
Welcome to March's "Remix culture" issue  +++++ EDITOR'S NOTE This month we're acknowledging that where we come from counts (see thisurban psychology article on the geography of temperament, and take this quiz to pinpoint how to make life choices "congruent with your temperament...
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Feb.19.2011
By ANASTASIA ASHMAN The more time we devote to following our interests online it seems the more relevance we find. The problem: how can we ever share all the fabulousness?! The solution: rounding up the zillions of links resonant to expats, interculturalists, identity adventurers and globalists...
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Feb.10.2011
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”  -Mark Twain, American writer, humorist, 1835 – 1910 The Majestic Prague Castle In 2009, my husband and I, along with our three sons, packed up our things, sold our house and cars, and moved from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Prague, Czech...