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sal-glynn's picture
Apr.14.2014
(NOTE: You picked me out, brushed me off/Crushed me while I was burnin’ out/Then you picked me out/Like an ashtray heart/Hid behind the curtain/Waited for me to go out/A man on a porcupine fence/Used me for an ashtray heart) April is National Poetry Month (to find out more log on to www.poets.org...
nancybrady's picture
Apr.03.2012
I'm attempting to keeping my New Year's resolutions intact.  My main resolution  is to read more books than last year; the other is to increase the number of steps (preferably to 10,000 steps daily) on my pedometer.  This pedometer geek improved a bit on the number of steps in March...
david-corbett's picture
Jan.19.2011
Ironically, Red Room requested a blog about books into films at the same time I was posed a similar question by Randy Dotinga of the Christian Science Monitor, who’s writing an article on books that inspired film noir. But this ended up leading to an exploration of how to portray evil, the...
david-corbett's picture
Jan.19.2011
Ironically, Red Room requested a blog about books into films at the same time I was posed a similar question by Randy Dotinga of the Christian Science Monitor, who’s writing an article on books that inspired film noir. But this ended up leading to an exploration of how to portray evil, the...
pauline-rowson's picture
Jun.21.2010
A new archive of letters by Iris Murdoch has revealed her struggles with her early, unpublished novels. This comes as no surprise because every writer struggles to begin with and some are plagued with insecurities for most of their writing life wondering if each novel is good enough. The...
stephen-evans's picture
Mar.15.2010
Page 471 was very good.