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gabriella-hewitt's picture
May.16.2011
I love Celtic Folklore.  Fairy or Faery, whichever way you like to spell it, are intersting creatures. you can't see them unless they wish to be seen. Shame. I want to see one but then if I did,what then? Would they be good or bad? Could I talk to them or would I have to know some bizarre language...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
Sep.02.2010
This year I decided to get proactive. Being in a slump and depressed over my sorry state of writers block and a pile of rejection letters from manuscripts I had previously written,  I decided to take the leap and put myself out there. I signed up for a RWA (Romance Writers of America) luncheon with...
red-room-well-red's picture
Sep.09.2009
TOP SHELF Red Room congratulates the following authors on their achievements. New Young-Adult Novel: Lauren Baratz-Logsted's new book, Crazy Beautiful, was released this week by Houghton Mifflin. The book is a modern retelling of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast...
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Aug.31.2009
 TOP SHELFRed Room congratulates the following authors and members on their achievements. New Novel: Julie Buxbaum's new book, After You (The Dial Press), was released last week. "The complexities of friendship. The unraveling of a neglected marriage. And the redemptive power of literature...
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Aug.10.2009
 TOP SHELFRed Room congratulates the following authors and members on their achievements. New Help for Writers: Jill Dearman's new book, Bang the Keys (Alpha), was released last week. The book helps "writers--whether aiming for a short story, novel, screenplay, or nonfiction work--gain the...
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Jul.27.2009
  TOP SHELFRed Room congratulates the following authors and members on their achievements. New Novel: Joyce Maynard's new novel, Labor Day (William Morrow), will be released on July 28. It is "a story of love, sexual passion, painful adolescence, and devastating betrayal as seen through...
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Jul.20.2009
TOP SHELF Red Room congratulates the following authors and members on their achievements! Peace, Love & Understanding: Connie May Fowler has been nominated for a WMNF Peace Award, in the Peace, Love & Understanding cateogry (the award honors people who have made great strides and efforts...
lakisha-spletzer's picture
Jul.19.2009
I can't believe it. My writing journey for my YA book Werelove began back in November 2008 during NaNo (National Novel Writing Month contest). Thanks to that friendly contest (it doesn't cost anything nor do you win prizes), that is about churning out 50,000 words of a novel, I actually got a 40,...
red-room-well-red's picture
Jun.29.2009
TOP SHELFRed Room congratulates the following authors and members on their achievements! Award-Winning Author: Many congratulations to author Heidi Durrow, the most recent winner of the Bellwether Prize for Literature of Social Change, for her upcoming book The Girl Who Fell from the Sky (...
nancybrady's picture
Apr.19.2009
A little over a year ago, I was asked to join a book reading group by a library associate.  The leader of the group, the aforementioned associate, was starting a new group and was intimidated by the thought of running it.  Since she knew me, she asked me to "help" by being there. ...