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kevin-radthorne's picture
May.06.2009
One of the places I post my art is at deviantArt, a general art posting community. This is a very high-traffic site with millions of pieces of art of...
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pat-bertram's picture
May.06.2009
I am the administrator of the Suspense/Thriller Writers group on Facebook. Our discussion this week was about negative reviews, and Marshall Karp...
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yvonne-navarro's picture
May.06.2009
Okay, for those folks who couldn't get over to see the paper (and those I sent the pdf to but it was wonky or something), here it is... ta da!...
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kellyann-f-zuzulo's picture
May.06.2009
We’re a multi-cultural society, a global community of varying histories and legends.  And yet, somehow, we all share a fascination with the...
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shana-mclean-moore's picture
May.06.2009
I’m hoping the graphic designers of the world will create a new kind of emoticon, because I’ve discovered that my fellow saps and I are most often...
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barbara-alexandra-szerlip's picture
May.06.2009
      In 1930, when Iowa attorney T. M. Zink died, the details of his will were made public. He stipulated that his $100,000 estate be placed in...
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carol-i-hoenig's picture
May.06.2009
  For years before I started my own business as a freelance writer and publishing consultant, I was a national event specialist for Borders Group,...
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barri-l-bumgarner's picture
May.06.2009
Hatred, I’ve learned, can come in pretty packages... And often it’s cloaked in ways that make it more than pretty, angelic even. It’s scary how many...
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simon-haynes's picture
May.06.2009
I love that moment where you've been working on a novel for months, you've written two thirds of the draft, and you suddenly get a flash of...
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june-casagrande's picture
May.06.2009
dowager I came across this word today, used in earnest - not in a comedy context like the Wealthy Dowager character on The Simpsons. Per American...
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red-room-well-red's picture
Aug.29.2009
Last week's Blog Topic of the Week was "Bad Manners"--and as we expected, discussing bad behavior made for some very good blog entries. We...
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candie-white's picture
Aug.29.2009
We moved five times in just one year.  I changed kindergarten only twice, though.  We finally ended up in some apartments right off Stelling Road...
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michelle-dupler's picture
Aug.29.2009
Written upon receiving No More Masks! in the mail on Wednesday: I love this book as completely and passionately as it is possible to love a book. I...
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secretagentwoman's picture
Aug.29.2009
by C? C?
It's time to get serious. I know, it may not be fun, but our healthcare system is slowly collapsing and I am concerned that if we don't create change...
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tad-kershner's picture
Aug.29.2009
How do we keep going? How do we keep applying butt to chair on those mornings (or late nights) when we have nothing to show for it but a bunch of...
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rosemary-dibattista's picture
Aug.29.2009
  To Virginia Woolf's dictim that in order to be a writer a woman needs a room of her own and fifty  pounds a year (adjusted for inflation), I would...
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susan-brown's picture
Aug.29.2009
A few days ago, I was stopped at a four-way intersection in San Francisco.  The driver of the car directly across from me had his left blinker on,...
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larry-schliessmann's picture
Aug.29.2009
Keep in mind that the first requirement for vampiric transformation is death. With that knowledge, one must reevaluate the title Vampire Slayer. To...
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annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.29.2009
Books: 1.Three Cups of Teaby Greg Mortenson (Jan 3, 2008) 2.The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Societyby Mary Ann Shaffer (Jun 1, 2009) 3....
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.29.2009
August 29   SATISFACTION     Satisfaction is like a marble in my pocket.  Formed when correctness was still red hot and my sponsor rolled my mind...
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