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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.21.2009
Empire   "I am not superstitious, but I do think it is bad luck to bet against the Yankees."   - Ring Lardner   The history of the New York...
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eugenia-kim's picture
Jun.21.2009
See vintage family photos that inspired the novel and the author’s pictures from a research trip to South Korea. Become a fan of THE CALLIGRAPHER'S...
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lisa-yee's picture
Jun.21.2009
Question:What happens when you get over a dozen LAYAs (Los Angeles young adult authors), lots of free pizza, games, prizes and a crowd of literature-...
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jennifer-mclagan's picture
Jun.21.2009
I love Sundays in Paris. In my quartier it is the big market day and my butcher, boulangerie, organic green grocer and small supermarket are all open...
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terry-spear's picture
Jun.21.2009
I sign up for author newsletters like so many do because of free stuff, but do I ever read them? I would if I had the time, but I don't. Frankly, I...
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fiona-robyn's picture
Jun.21.2009
"A bit disappointing. The story ambled along for ages, giving no indication of where it was going, with lots of rather pointless looks at the...
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elizabeth-baines's picture
Jun.21.2009
It was my birthday this week, and I have had some wonderful birthday week treats, writing-wise. To start with of course there were the first...
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anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jun.21.2009
For an anthology* I recently wrote an essay about why the practice wasn’t cool in my Berkeley family — even though our 1969 Volkswagen bus was a...
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rosy-cole's picture
Jun.21.2009
That night I dreamt of a great forest, firs and larches together, under a glistening weight of snow. You couldn’t tell which was which unless the...
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earl-merkel's picture
Jun.21.2009
As a recovering journalist myself (see: "Chicken Little," a link to which is posted on the right of this page), I found an exercise in...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.20.2009
October 20   WALKING JOY HOME    I make sure to walk joy home not because I doubt her ability to find it alone, rather because it gives me extra time...
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renee-mallette-cota's picture
Oct.19.2009
Drip...drip...drip...drip... Twenty months earlier “Only one month until your retirement!” I look at Allen and exclaim. The excitement in my voice...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Oct.19.2009
Ford Motor Company booth display depicting the design inspirations incorporated into the 2010 Ford Taurus. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2009) At...
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mara-buck's picture
Oct.19.2009
     “I am a great artist,” I say to the puppy.  “Surely you can appreciate your good fortune and accept the responsibility of living with me.  My...
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nancybrady's picture
Oct.19.2009
Friday the Westlake (Ohio) Porter library held an event in which Tess Gerritsen appeared and spoke about her writing. In particular, she spoke about...
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linda-spear's picture
Oct.19.2009
"It does wear you out... and if the book fails to capture an audience even then, it's bad luck (usually) or a bad book (sometimes). People are...
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former member's picture
Oct.19.2009
by former member
A number of Hispanosupremacists contend that a Halloween costume titled “Illegal Alien” consisting of an extraterrestrial mask, an orange jumpsuit,...
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randy-wong's picture
Oct.19.2009
On Sunday, October 18th, The California Writers Club celebrated its centennial anniversary at Book Passage in Corte Madera, California.  The event...
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nancy-kaiser's picture
Oct.19.2009
Don’t forget tomorrow night, Tuesday, the 20th from 8 – 9 pm EST, I’ll be a guest on Frankie Picasso’s radio show, Mission Unstoppable.  Please join...
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susan-brown's picture
Oct.19.2009
It's been quite a while and things have been happening along the way.  The reason for no blog entries was originally our dodgy internet connection,...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.