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robert-siciliano's picture
Nov.23.2013
One of my audiences is real estate agents. I present programs on personal security and how they can avoid and remove themselves from dangerous situations. You see, as crazy as it seems, real estate agents are targeted by criminals every day. Rape, robbery and murder are some of the issues they face...
jose-bogran's picture
Oct.08.2013
Since my main character is a former firefighter, I think he'd be happy I do my bit for Fire Prevention Week. I'm giving away 2 copies of my new novel FIREFALL. Just go the site below, scroll down to my novel & register: http://www.thebigthrill.org/giveaway/ Here's also the dedication to...
mike-tabor's picture
Aug.13.2013
Death is really only sad for the living. The family, friends and loved ones left behind. Death has no emotion of its own, yet it screams out for emotion from everyone around it. The death of a parent, child sibling, or friend affects us, all of us. No one is immune from the emotional loss and...
caroline-paul's picture
Feb.04.2011
I was an editorial assistant at a big legal paper. It was supposed to be a sweet job, a stepping stone to bigger things, but I didn't see the value of articles about promotions, new court appointments and meager scandals. I was bored to tears. I thought, "Is this all there is to working life?...
anovelweblog's picture
Oct.06.2010
During a power outage in our apartment building, my neighbor Crane confesses that she’d once been exorcised. “I was a little girl,” she says.  “Not quite ten.” We sit in her apartment—because it’s cleaner than mine—the flicker of candles shadows our faces.  We drink Grey Goose martinis and wait for...
sandi-ault's picture
Nov.21.2008
Last week, the time came to make some hard choices. I had felt the moment hovering around my peripheral mindspace for months, the tension building, the confusion and chaos and indecision swirling like mist on the slopes of the mountains right before it snows, warning me that change was coming. It...