where the writers are

Liberation | Liberation

bob-mustin's picture
Apr.14.2013
One of my Facebook friends is a fellow named Brian Heffron. Like most FB connections, I don't know Brian, really, never met him, but I make an effort to follow the writers among those connections, and Brian is one of those. He's on Goodreads, too, touting a new book of his, Colorado...
allan-goldstein's picture
Dec.04.2012
            Let the word go forth this holiday season.  Glory, glory hallelujah, the culture war is over.             November 6th, 2012, was VC day, the day the fifty-year war for the...
michael-seidel's picture
Sep.13.2012
Today's writing day continued from yesterday. I'm done for the moment.  As I finish and sit here, looking over edited printed pages after closing stories on my computer, I'm very satisfied. More, I feel liberated. I've been living lives through others in those pages. It's better than reading,...
abdul-haye-amin's picture
Mar.21.2012
  Colour of States Truth? By Abdul Haye Amin. by Abdul Haye Amin I therefore, nothing to be proud of myself today for, my dear Lord on earth?�   "Colour of States Truth?" By Abdul Haye Amin. “As always nation act as blinds and deaf to spoil my days, until where struggle in life and...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.29.2011
Anna Karenina – Section Two, by Leo Tolstoy image via superstock.co.uk Tolstoy doesn’t change horses as one might expect of an authorial dividing line between sections of this story. Keep in mind that serialized stories must be written so that each segment clings desperately to those on either...
monique-belli's picture
Aug.05.2011
I'm glad to be sitting outside in the false dawn with the cats exploring and a few visible star watching over me.  I woke up from a dream in the middle of night and was most thankful to find that it was a dream and nothing that had happened was real.  Atypically, I remember the dream even now.  ...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Apr.20.2011
Lately, whenever I speak, I’ve been handing out small cards bearing two optical illusions. Last night, I handed them out at dinner. My friends hosted a lovely evening of teachings devoted to Passover's theme of liberation. When I thought about what I wanted to share, these images came immediately...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.01.2011
I've been mesmerized by a five-minute video shot in Cairo's Tahir Square, part of the Zero Silence documentary project, focusing on young people using new forms of organizing to change authoritarian regimes in the Middle East. In the clip, an unseen interviewer questions an unnamed young woman in...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Dec.09.2010
“All religions serve the purpose of reuniting the soul with God.” -- Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 – 1952)   I once read of a rabbi who corrected a young, arrogant student named Jacob who loved to make fun of Christians. He regarded Christians as ignorant and ill-informed and Christianity as an...
bob-mustin's picture
Oct.30.2010
Part 2 - The Re-Enchantment of the World – Secular Magic in a Rational Age, Edited by Joshua Landy & Michael Saler   I promised another post on this book a couple of weeks ago, emphasizing these essays’ approach to literature. After some thought, this:   I often hear from readers that such...