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steven-belanger's picture
Mar.10.2014
Thanks to my friend Jane Wilson, I am participating in the Blog Tour, in which authors write about their writing process, and their writing, by answering the same four questions. Jane posted hers last week, March 3rd, at http://redroom.com/member/jane-wilson. Go check it out. And thanks, Jane,...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.19.2014
Photo: Herbert and Catherine Schiable   The entire (very short) article, by MaryClaire Dale, reporting for the Associated Press, at this website:   A Pennsylvania couple who believe in faith-healing face 20 years or more in prison in the death of a second child who died without seeing a...
annette-talbert's picture
Sep.06.2013
I've struggled the last few days to write. Hell, I've been struggling to see out of my puffy, infected eyes. Somewhere the gods keep laughing as they pile one more ailment on the heels of another. This week, the allergies bloomed in my eyes and I woke up Monday with a slightly swollen eye. It...
arlene-goldbard's picture
May.31.2013
My sweetheart loves to fly fish. He never keeps the fish, just tenderly tips them back into the sea. So he’s plugged into various fishing networks, some devoted to survival of species that are imperiled by human impact. He’s the one who turned me onto Twyla Roscovich’s quite remarkable film,...
jodi-thompson's picture
Feb.05.2012
I’ve been forced to slow down. A stomach virus decided I was going too fast. I’m not certain who gave it a vote, frankly, but it was more of a coup than an election. The new regime decides I should sleep – interspersed with moaning now and then. The new rules require me to spend hours staring out...
luke-james's picture
Jan.30.2012
Android mall virus conspiracy? Perhaps it’s because I’m currently reading Christopher Buckley’s wonderfully sick novel, Thank You For Smoking, or perhaps it’s because I live in a culture that thrives on conspiracy theories. But when I read an article this morning on the Network World web site this...
robert-siciliano's picture
Oct.04.2011
In 1990, when only the government and a number of universities were using the Internet, there were 357 unique pieces of malware. The need for security began with desktop computing when the only means of compromising data was by inserting a contaminated floppy disk into a PC or opening an...
steven-belanger's picture
Sep.19.2011
HIV/AIDS, My "Virus Novel" and Oldstone's Virus, Plagues & History Photo #1: AIDS Research, photo by Karen Kasmanski, from nationalgeographic.com: A scientist in Franceville, Gabon, removes hair and blood samples from a cooperative chimpanzee. Researchers believe that an evolving AIDS...
dave-cullen's picture
Dec.17.2010
She slid the needle out of my forearm and pressed a cotton ball in firmly. A tiny red bubble leaked out before she reached it. The cotton slurped it up. "It's inside you now," she said. I shuddered. I had not expected a remark like that, or the fleeting panic it set off. I had just...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Mar.28.2010
Is your name Sam? Probably not. Neither is mine. Neither are six of the seven major characters in my work-in-progress, The Midwife’s Confession. But last night, my Word program suddenly decided that if the name Sam was good enough for the guy who really is named Sam in the story, well then, it’s...