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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.07.2010
June 7       Discussions with my Disease     “You’re not the girl I used to know.” “Not the girl you used to love is what you mean?” “You’re different is all I mean to say.” “The rest you leave there to rot, unsaid?” “Something has happened to you.” “Is it something that...
lynn-henriksen's picture
May.21.2010
  Is fiction the 21st Century's nonfiction? From many points of reference, it is. We are inundated with the gyrations and hubris of movie stars, politicians, government, sports figures, singers, authors, You Tubers, bites & bits from social networkers, and staged stunts on "reality"...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.06.2010
A gritty video released by Wikileaks on Monday shows U.S. troops in Iraq destroying a vehicle that was preparing to rush a wounded Reuters journalist to the hospital. The secret black-and-white video, recorded by at least one Apache helicopter that was shooting at a group of about a dozen people,...
verra-lynn-redding's picture
Feb.10.2010
How do people live with the death of a child, or the lies told by a parent?  Does it shape the lives of the whole family?  What happens when one of the siblings continue to believe the lies either unwittingly or knowingly?  Does the fear of not having a parent in their life allow for the...
wende-plante-aka-billy-joe's picture
Dec.30.2009
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.- Mel Brooks I find that when I sit down to write, I can become anyone...
wende-plante-aka-billy-joe's picture
Nov.27.2009
Billy-Joe lives a life the started with lies and to this day it still goes on.  You ask that the past stay in the past.  The subtle truth is I think it’s a way for Billy-Joe’s mom to keep the bitterness, the hurt, the pain alive.  Since what has happened in Billy-Joe’s life according to her mother...
ripley-patton's picture
Nov.17.2009
I was watching the movie Zeitgeist tonight in which myth was defined as "something that is widely believed, but is actually false."  Having proudly described myself as a "Purveyor of Myth" I took some offense to that definition.  Actually, I stormed out of the room loudly...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.25.2009
    When I first opened David Baldacci's, The Whole Truth, I thought it appeared as another good book by my favorite author. "Good?" I need to work on my adjective storage shed. "Good," doesn't even come close.      I began to imagine the implications and the possibilities of...
dk-christi's picture
Sep.09.2009
Repentance and redemption are close cousins.  Often, repentance is only fully realized and satisfied when redemption is at hand.  Such is the tale of Ghost Orchid, my next fiction novel soon to be released by L & L Dreamspell.  This story of love, lies and redemption is really the story of a...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Sep.05.2009
September 5   DO NOT BE A FRAUD   “Fake it ‘til you make it" is like saying "keep drinking ‘til you get sober,” complains my sponsor. “But what about the things I can’t do yet?"  I ask. “You work on them; that’s all.  You work.  You adjust your attitude, practice the steps, carry...