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bob-levin's picture
Apr.25.2009
The year I moved my practice to Berkeley, we bought a swim club membership at a pool connected to a hotel in the hills. Mid-afternoon of the Friday...
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marilyn-kallet's picture
Apr.25.2009
Never fails.   Whenever my husband's out of town, a prisoner escapes from Brushy Mountain Prison.   It's all over the news.  I don't know how these...
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pauline-rowson's picture
Apr.25.2009
Shaking the grime and noise of London from my system, after the London Book Fair, I took off for a couple of days walking on the beautiful Isle of...
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charles-davis's picture
Apr.25.2009
Why write? I don’t mean what characteristics define a writing spirit, I’ve had a bash at that elsewhere (see Blog Nº4), but what is the underlying...
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terry-spear's picture
Apr.25.2009
Marie-Claude Bourquet has been a former student of mine in several of my online writing classes and I'm thrilled to announce she won the American...
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t-r-hummer's picture
Apr.24.2009
A few years ago, at the request of the poet Mark Jarman, I wrote the following “statement of poetic purpose” (which I chose to call an apologia) for...
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pamela-dennison's picture
Apr.24.2009
Don't get me wrong. I love dogs. I live with them, train them and helping people train their dogs is what I do for a living and have since 1996....
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alex-grant's picture
Apr.24.2009
Removed by author...
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jennifer-pelland's picture
Apr.24.2009
Join members of Broad Universe for a night of speculative fiction. Dystopia! Vampires! Monsters that Aren't! Unwelcome Bodies! Heroes you Don't Want...
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carol-i-hoenig's picture
Apr.24.2009
  Before this evening's cocktail hour began, before the wine was poured, and before Wally Lamb began to speak to the roomful of hopeful writers, I...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.14.2009
Everything is so unstable in this country. No, wait, maybe I should say everything is fickle. Fickle is a nice word. Soft and pliable. But, the word...
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abraham-mertens's picture
Aug.14.2009
[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...
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randy-wong's picture
Aug.14.2009
Once upon a time, there lived an average man who lived an average life.  He lived with other average people within an average community.  Then, one...
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john-braun's picture
Aug.14.2009
I heard another commercial...a live-read actually...that annoyed the hell out of me. The ad for a Cooper Mini -or is it Mini Cooper..I always say...
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huntington-sharp's picture
Aug.14.2009
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...
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james-roberts's picture
Aug.14.2009
  by and by the bible beckons me it whispers the pages flutter softly in the breeze that seeps through my ocean beach flat squeezes though the...
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wendy-mcnally's picture
Aug.14.2009
The uncountable numbers of young adults and children that are dying from cancers and other life threatening diseases, are filled with hope, dreams...
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ugonna-wachuku's picture
Aug.14.2009
Post of the Week Award: https://twitter.com/redroomdotcom/status/3963545011  This sunny new day in Mexico City, I woke up dreaming of...
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deborah-monahan's picture
Aug.14.2009
Last week CNN repeatedly aired video of a woman dragging her son through a drug store. The woman told the investigating police officers that the...
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natalie-holt's picture
Aug.14.2009
Well, school is going along fine. I can't say I enjoy being the new kid-- a freshman in college-- but I know things can only get better. Whenever I...
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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.