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david-corbett's picture
Mar.03.2010
To paraphrase Richard Ford: This is not a happy story, I warn you. More troubling than that, I'm not entirely sure it's true, even though I remember it vividly. I grew up in Columbus, Ohio in the late 1950s and 1960s. When I was four-to-five years old, I was one of the younger members of the...
larry-r-smith's picture
Jan.13.2010
  Results of the Great Lakes Novel Prize Announced        The editors of two of Ohio's independent presses, Bottom Dog Press and Drinian Press, have announced the winner of the first Great Lakes Novel Prize. Strangers in America by Erika Meyers of Mantua, Ohio, has been selected by final judge,...
kasmik-zenter's picture
Dec.17.2009
Out of my bedroom window into the snow, I stared, brooding over my near departure from my home of 7 years. Tears trickling from my eyes, I blew one last time upon the frozen glass to create a frosty haze upon the window. "Bye", I scribbled with my eleven year old finger, then turned and...
nancybrady's picture
Dec.05.2009
Changing topics here, but following the blog theme of the week, "Good gift reads", Drinian Press, along with some other presses, will be at The Lit in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend for their annual ArtCraft Open House.  Being held at The Lit at 2570 Superior Avenue, Suite 203, Cleveland,...
nancybrady's picture
Dec.04.2009
The Bookcrossing.com readathon for  late November-early December is done, but I am sorry to say I didn't manage the full twenty-four hours of reading time.  I only managed about sixteen hours during the past week.  Too much work and shopping time derailed my efforts, I'm sad to say.  However, on...
nancybrady's picture
Nov.25.2009
Well, I can tell that summer is over.  While the temperatures have stayed fairly mild in Huron, Ohio (mid-50s for late November), the Pied Piper...the Pied to those in the know, has recently closed for the season.  The blinds have been drawn; the parking lot is cleared of cars and stragglers around...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.18.2009
Imagine you are ready to die. They are going to kill you. 25 years after you have committed a crime. Raped a 14-year-old girl and then murdered her. You were 28 then. You wait, arms stiff, body taut, eyes numb. They hold your hand tightly, as though they are drawing blood for testing. They probe...
nancybrady's picture
Sep.04.2009
Two Red Room authors will be signing books tomorrow from 10am to 12 noon at The Book Exchange in Port Clinton, Ohio.  Larry Smith will be signing his new novel, The Long River Home.  It is a novel about four generations of a family living in Ohio.  Officially being released as of September 6, a...
anovelweblog's picture
Aug.28.2009
On humid summer nights, after the birds have flown into trees and folded their wings, the true natives of Northwest Ohio infiltrate the darkness. They creep through the cracks in windows. They use stealth to prey on unprotected victims. They have a claim on this land that predates the Indian...
michele-chaboudy's picture
Aug.12.2009
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Heroes." The form and the content of the blog entry are open to personal interpretation; whether this topic calls to mind a real-life hero, a fictional character, or something else altogether, we...