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charles-a-ray's picture
Apr.24.2009
     Texting, twitter and all the other ubiquitous instant messaging methods are surely going to spell the death of the written language; or it would...
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nina-schuyler's picture
Apr.24.2009
Yesterday, I was working with a student on her short story. At some point, she sighed deeply and said, "I don't know what I'm doing. I have so...
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g-willow-wilson's picture
Apr.24.2009
Friends and colleagues, As most of you know, the first volume of my comic book series AIR debuted last month. Drawn by the incomparable MK Perker,...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Apr.24.2009
Last night I attended a panel at USC entitled "The Changing Face of Publication," hosted by one of my favorite novelists, Gina Nahai (Cry...
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angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.24.2009
Thanks for joining me for Cruise Week!  We launched with some tips for Before You Set Sail.  And so far we've made stops in Venice, Naples, Rome, and...
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wendy-nelson-tokunaga's picture
Apr.24.2009
SMAP Star Arrested for Public Indecency The Japan Times reports that Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, member of the long-time J-pop group SMAP, was arrested by...
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anne-brooke's picture
Apr.24.2009
The ideal combination, don't you know. Though, actually, I suspect The Vicar of Dibley may well already have gone that route. Anyway, the good news...
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heather-catherine-hogan's picture
Apr.24.2009
My book on how to save marriages, the title is not set yet, will be released in late 2009 or early 2010. The book has great insight on how to keep...
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tim-wise's picture
Apr.24.2009
As a general rule, one should regard with a mountain of salt anything to be found on the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. Committed to the...
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mickie-phipps's picture
Apr.24.2009
Scott Sloan's interview with my co-author, David Shippy, appears in today's Lexington Herald. http://www.kentucky.com/694/story/771442.html....
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red-hot-publishing-news's picture
Aug.13.2009
INTERNATIONAL NEWS "A newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India is among the winners of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes this...
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barry-eva's picture
Aug.13.2009
Views, Reviews and Weird Nature News So what have I got to offer you in this weeks "Views, Reviews and for a change some Nature News VIEWS:...
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angela-wilson's picture
Aug.13.2009
A few weeks ago, my long-term furry companion, Runty, passed away. She was 27 years old. I didn't realize just how much she'd changed in the past few...
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angela-wilson's picture
Aug.13.2009
This past week has been a whirlwind. While I was out of town, my author marketing blog, Market My Novel, switched from Typepad to Wordpress. The...
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john-matheson's picture
Aug.13.2009
Heroes Do they really exist? Yes they do! In the mind of everyone lies a hero, a wannabe of almost every person in this world. Just given a chance,...
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roy-haney's picture
Aug.13.2009
One question that is frequently asked of a writer is, Why or how did you become a writer? Some typical answers are: I like to read, I can tell a...
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thomas-burchfield's picture
Aug.13.2009
I suppose I should introduce you, with merciful brevity, to Hugh Lafferty, my upstairs neighbor, a hen-pecked, accident-prone punching bag. His blog...
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april-chartrand's picture
Aug.13.2009
NINE-ELEVEN'S FALLEN HEROES   Forked-tongued sins that fly into a city of apple's  twin towers and explode into purgatory.    Smoldering...
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former member's picture
Aug.13.2009
by former member
NINE-ELEVEN'S FALLEN HEROES Forked-tongued sins that fly into a city's of apple's  twin towers and explode into purgatory.    Smoldering angel...
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jane-hammons's picture
Aug.13.2009
I don't like the word hero. I seldom use it because it is often misused and it is certainly overused in the media. But right now I can hear Chris...
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