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charles-davis's picture
Jan.07.2010
One glance at the titles of my published books –not just the guidebooks, but the fiction, too– should be enough to indicate that walking is something of an obsession with me. Even Marty at The Permanent Press takes the piss and he’s paying for the things. Little does he know that there are at least...
ram-krishna-singh's picture
Jan.07.2010
I teach English language skills, particularly writing skills,  to students of earth and mineral sciences at a technical university. It is now more than three decades that I have been involved with, what we call, 'English for Specific Purposes (ESP)' teaching, with some sort of inbuilt flexibility...
javagrma's picture
Jan.06.2010
Over time, men have always been definied by the job they've chosen to do.  The connection between men and their work is so close that for most men the loss of a job is the most traumatic event they face in their lives.  During the great depression, the rate of suicide among men was extraordinary...
karina-harris's picture
Jan.06.2010
I have been an elementary school teacher for fifteen years.  In December of 2008, I made a New Year's Resolution—one I was determined to keep.  I was going to resume writing; a passion woefully, though perhaps pardonably, neglected during the previous eighteen years.  Those years were filled with...
magdalena-ball's picture
Jan.06.2010
At the tail end of mercybiting, fightingsorespun parchmenteyes its creatorwith contempt. On the spurof warmthvast cloud of cold gaseverywhere elsemaking, remakingdestroyingbuilding again. No one would chooseto call this workno pay could compensateno goal lofty enoughno endeavour eversuccessful. Its...
jamie-charles's picture
Jan.06.2010
My Work I have been blessed with the most incredible job.  I am one of the founders and the administrator of three child sponsorship programs helping children in 5 different countries – Haiti, Uganda, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guatemala.  Most days (and nights) find me at my...
ed-creager's picture
Jan.06.2010
Above all, I'm a writer, of course.  But I have an interest in many of the sciences as well, and have published nine editions of my book series called "EasyTerms" that help students to learn scientific terminology.   Recently, I started a new blog that is, of course, free.  It's...
christa-b-allan's picture
Jan.06.2010
At the beginning of one school year, I asked my students to have a book or magazine-one they actually wanted to read- with them daily. Not a textbook and not a magazine with fold-out anatomically correct photos, and if they didn't have a book with them, they'd be able to select one from my...
theresa-milstein's picture
Jan.06.2010
 My Work   “Knowledge truly is power and literacy is the skill that unlocks the gates of opportunity and success.”  - Barack Obama (President of the United States and also a Red Room author) This quote appeared on the homepage of  http://www.redroom.com/   This is my ninety-eighth post...
sarah-u-wisseman's picture
Jan.06.2010
I love my work, both what I do for pay and what I do for fun. My "day job" as an archaeological scientist at the University of Illinois directly influences my fiction writing. The profession of archaeology is a lot like detective work: reconstructing history with most of the pieces...