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carolyn-burns-bass's picture
Mar.03.2009
Several years ago I wrote and self-published a guidebook to help ordinary people write their lifestories. I used this guidebook, WRITE FROM THE HEART...
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kate-marshall's picture
Mar.03.2009
I've been having fun with this meme outside of Red Room, so thought I'd bring it here too. Feel free to answer here and/or take it to your own...
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lauren-lise-baratz-logsted's picture
Mar.03.2009
So here I am talking about Twitter again. Seems like lately, a lot of what I get interviewed about is Twitter. Twitter, Twitter, Twitter. On the...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.03.2009
Once before, I had a dream that led to a novel.  I awoke one morning from a dream about a woman awakening from sleep.  As she lay there in her bed,...
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lucy-coats's picture
Mar.03.2009
well, here i am again. willow here, dashing dandie dinmont extraordinaire. what? you've never heard of me even though I've already been on this blog...
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scott-c-holstad's picture
Mar.03.2009
I got this message from the Authors Guild late last night.  It might prove interesting and/or informative to you authors out there....   We...
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matt-beynon-rees's picture
Mar.03.2009
People who don't know any better sometimes tell me that I'm a good writer and they'd like to see me write a "real novel," instead of my...
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corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Mar.03.2009
When the public anger dies down over Nadya Suleman's delivery of octuplets she can't support, I think something very positive will emerge from this...
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ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Mar.03.2009
Even though this deal was in the works for about 3 months I just learned that Ten Speed Press was sold to Random House:  See these articles: http://...
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darlene-arden's picture
Mar.02.2009
I was really surprised when Huntington posted a comment to my last blog letting me know that I was the "teaching tool" for Red Room's new...
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linda-joy-allan's picture
May.31.2009
The recent headline in the New York Times was: “When Economy Sours, Tootsie Rolls Soothe Souls.” When the economy goes down, candy sales go up, the...
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beth-mann's picture
May.31.2009
The Brothers are a rag tag crew of 3 young guys at the end of the street that have adopted me into their family. While I’m grateful to get a sense of...
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margery-bensey's picture
May.31.2009
We marked May Day with spring decorations--a pair of lavender pansy wreaths on the veranda, vases of pastel silk flowers throughout the house, and...
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beth-mann's picture
May.31.2009
Perhaps you will recall this photo. It's from a post a few weeks ago, entitled "I Miss Shoplifting": This playful photo almost lead to my...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.31.2009
May 31   SPACE    I stand behind the podium and talk about the event horizon, which brought me into these rooms.  My audience: other unwitting...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.31.2009
"You wry thing! Come here and give me a kiss!" He opens his arms almost as wide as his smile. "You know what wry means?" She says...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.30.2009
Lovely calm house at six am. No one opening doors. No dogs barking or basketballs thudding. No one asking me what I am doing. No mobile phones with...
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g-lyles's picture
May.30.2009
If this world were mine I would release it to the evils it belongs.  I would take from it the righteous and prepare a place made for those deserving...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.30.2009
Oral-B has been my handy friend for a few months now. We shake hands every morning and every night, and sometimes in the middle of the day too. We...
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carole-mackin's picture
May.30.2009
One of the interesting parts of writing a book is walking in the character's shoes. I did that in April when I backpacked to the bottom of the Grand...
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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.