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louise-marley's picture
Apr.10.2009
Mark Haverstock, writing in the Children's Writer Marketplace newsletter, lays out the facts about the Google copyright struggle.  I've read lots of...
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matt-beynon-rees's picture
Apr.10.2009
Where better to send a bunch of crime writers and their fans than a prison? The Horsens Crime Festival in Jutland, the part of Denmark linked to...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Apr.10.2009
Some updates on recent blog posts: Yesterday when I got to work, I rushed to my office to make sure that the hummingbird was still there.  Yes,...
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elizabeth-baines's picture
Apr.10.2009
I dunno, however long you go on in this business you never stop being thrilled when someone likes your books. Today Jamieson Wolf wrote a lovely...
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terry-spear's picture
Apr.10.2009
What is selling??? Romance! And why not? With today's bad news and in bad times in the past, people want happily ever afters. The news is full of...
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tania-hershman's picture
Apr.10.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites) I'm still floating, still grinning to myself, scaring the cats, still wondering what on earth this all means, how to...
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tammy-yee's picture
Apr.09.2009
Let me tell you about a chick named Peep. I refer not to the marshmallow confections so ubiquitous this time of year, but to a pet. We had returned...
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chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
Apr.09.2009
Here are some poems by the Zen master Ryokan, one of my favorites: How can we ever lose interest in life?/Spring has come again/ And cherry trees...
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darlene-arden's picture
Apr.09.2009
I was browsing Twitter when I saw a post from thriller author, Joseph Finder. Yes, I follow him; he doesn't follow me. He came up with a great idea...
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carol-i-hoenig's picture
Apr.09.2009
The following is a portion from my yet-to-be published novel, Of Little Faith. Because Easter is approaching, I thought this would be a good time to...
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former member's picture
Aug.02.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:     As you can tell, I'm in the mood to post a couple of interesting, funny and weird stories.  Here's one that grabbed at me: http://...
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former member's picture
Aug.02.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:      I just returned from church. This is one of the few highlights in my life.  Growing up, I always went to churches were folks...
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nancybrady's picture
Aug.02.2009
I wrote a review of Rob Smith's McGowan's Retreat before it was released.  I posted it here and I'll admit it, I'm a bit prejudiced about how much I...
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bob-mustin's picture
Aug.02.2009
Science has been under attack for a while now. First, by the back-to-the-earth crowd of the Sixties. I remember one encounter between novelist James...
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linda-joy-allan's picture
Aug.02.2009
last week on my way to work. It seemed she was carrying some sort of a coffee cake, wrapped in saran wrap, along with a back-pack. She must have been...
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Aug.02.2009
Xalepa is a true neighborhood, an old neighborhood with narrow streets and neighbors that have known each other all their lives.  The center of the...
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susan-brown's picture
Aug.02.2009
Okay, I'm back.  It has been quite a month, getting used to the new job and the new schedule and dealing with the ever-present and ever-changing...
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Aug.02.2009
I thought you might enjoy seeing this fantastice design for a hotel.  I think it is really marvelous so I wanted to share the photos.  For a view of...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
Aug.02.2009
Waaaah! Don't watch this movie if you are prone to crying. My wife and I watched it and bawled our eyes out. What a sad sad sad movie. I want to read...
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former member's picture
Aug.02.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:        This upcoming week will be my last week blogging, so I thought it would appropriate to get as much off my chest as possible,...
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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.