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deborah-shlian's picture
Mar.27.2009
We just returned home after a seven hour drive from Tallahassee. Wednesday night’s Florida Heritage Awards ceremony, which included the Florida Book...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Mar.27.2009
As some of you may know, for the past several years Google has made books "searchable" online. In other words, they scanned nearly all...
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rosy-cole's picture
Mar.27.2009
          Miss Dickinson, who spoke of drowning Should have consulted Robert Browning, Youth's crystal vision turned to...
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kristen-j-tsetsi's picture
Mar.27.2009
(This entry was first published here.) I seem to have put myself in a sticky spot: I want to be represented by an agent and sold by a publisher, but...
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terry-odell's picture
Mar.27.2009
Quotes about thinking (and lack of), prompted by this Niels Bohr's quip: No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical.  People demand...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.27.2009
I do not like the marketplace, the haggle, the barter, the trade.  I do not like offering you less for what you want, even if I think what you have...
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tania-hershman's picture
Mar.27.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites) I find as I grow into this writing life, things shift and change, and the latest shift is towards something I have...
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abdelwahab-hammoudi's picture
Mar.27.2009
"The Installation of Love"    Installing Love on the Human Computer:  Tech Support: Yes, how can I help you? Customer: Well, after much...
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john-parker-oughton's picture
Mar.27.2009
  "The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary announced this month that it has committed punctuational genocide...
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michael-l-schmicker's picture
Mar.26.2009
School ended March 28, 1970, and with it my embarrassing teaching career. “I can’t wait to get out of there,” I told Ernie that morning as we...
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caroline-gill's picture
Jul.10.2009
I have long wanted to visit Loch Katrine in Scotland where my great uncle used to fish. However, it was not the fishing that appealed to me, but...
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cat-connor's picture
Jul.10.2009
Life has been a tad busy this last week and a half. I've done two interviews in short order, and have another to do this weekend. I'm really looking...
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diane-karagienakos's picture
Jul.10.2009
Michael Jackson died 2 weeks ago, and I suspect I’m the only person in the universe, IN THE UNIVERSE, who had no emotional reaction whatsoever. No...
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former member's picture
Jul.10.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:     As you know by now, I am a writer.  I truly believe that I was put here by God to share my talents of the written word with readers...
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wende-plante-aka-billy-joe's picture
Jul.10.2009
On July 4th I spent the day with two people whom I love very much.  One is 75 the other is 73.  They both were married before, both had family. 27...
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ugonna-wachuku's picture
Jul.10.2009
Prologue "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains." ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau "The desire to be as civil as possible is a...
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karin-shah's picture
Jul.10.2009
I’m counting the days until the RWA National conference. I go almost every year. I learn a ton from the workshops, have a great time with friends,...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jul.10.2009
As I plan to visit New York in October with my family I discovered today that I have to fill out an advance form online called the ESTA. Apparently,...
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brenda-youngerman's picture
Jul.10.2009
I'm about to be kicked out of a hotel that is "pet friendly" because my dog barked too much last night. Now how can you say you're pet...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Jul.10.2009
A series of unpredictable alliances could conspire to disrupt the yellow jersey hopes of Lance Armstrong and his Astana team on the seventh stage of...
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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.