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sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Jun.22.2013
Punctuation Cookies For National Punctuation Day (Photo credit: DavidErickson) In Lynne Truss's Eats, Shoots & Leaves, she has a particular problem with emoticons – you know, the colons and parentheses that make sideways smileys, as she calls them. I admit that I use them, but only for fun...
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Jun.18.2013
Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All, by Stephen King, Scott Turow, Amy Tan, Dave Barry, Roy Blount Jr., Mitch Albom, James McBride, Ridley Pearson, Matt Groening, Greg Iles, Sam Barry, and Roger McGuinn has been unleashed upon the world. Hard Listening is an...
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May.21.2013
I’ve done the self-publishing thing, if for no other reason than to say, “I did it.” It was not my first book, however. DIABLERO, a supernatural thriller that featured a resurrected, demon-possessed Blackbeard the Pirate, was published first in paperback by Nightbird Publishing in 2010 and then by...
sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Apr.13.2013
Books (Photo credit: henry) I've never been one to blow through my paycheck on a shopping spree. I do buy clothes more often than my husband but not nearly as often as most women. I never buy jewelry. I don't have a lot of knickknacks or art, although, with a mother who is an artist, I certainly...
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Jan.29.2013
Stephen King has removed an earlier book of his, Rage, from circulation because it was cited after some school shootings. I have often pondered how much a work of fiction (or a movie, or TV drama or some such) can influence other people, particularly in a negative way. An author's intentions are...
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Dec.28.2012
Never have. But there is a certain goal that I have for the near future. . . let's say 2013. You see, it's been a while since I've lived in a novel. I'm talking about the kind of book that won't let me go. The kind of book that I can't set down if I walk from the couch to the kitchen. The kind of...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.20.2012
I appreciate Stephen King. He is capable of thorough, well-crafted writing (Carrie, Dolores Claiborne, Misery) and he certainly knows how to create page-turners. That he deals with the supernatural so often is also a boon (to me).  And he lives almost as close to Canada as anyone can. He has...
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Nov.24.2012
  November 24   LIKE PEACE     Peace, like an elephant on my chest; I can’t breathe but at least we are not fighting.  The rigid air hangs like sheets on the line, stiff but dry.  Plastered smiles and short salutations get us through until bedtime, but what we can hold...
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Nov.08.2012
“Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” –Roger Crawford It is easy to assume that great writers of the past such as Jane Austen and Charles Dickens as well as famous writers of today such as Stephen King and J.K. Rowling never had to face any obstacle in regards to...
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Oct.25.2012
It’s nearly Halloween, which, among other things, means my laugh is growing more like a cackle. There is always a hint of madness in the air this time of year. My particular madness this Halloween comes in the form of a young adult fantasy novel on the verge of completion: a threshold where demons...