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tania-hershman's picture
Feb.23.2009
I didn't sleep so well on Saturday night, and it wasn't because I was nervous about the reading yesterday. It was more that I have so much to say...
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cheryl-l-snell's picture
Feb.23.2009
Fun
The time: winter, 1817. The contest: the best poem about the remains of the statue of Ramses II. The contenders: Percy Shelley and Horace Smith. And...
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belle-yang's picture
Feb.23.2009
You can build some pretty intense friendships in Redroom--across a continent and a body of water.  Gina and Ryoma Collia-Suzuki and I have shared our...
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terry-odell's picture
Feb.23.2009
SleuthFest preparations continue. For one, I'm reading a book by one of the featured speakers. Next, I sent my panelists the outline for their...
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sandra-gulland's picture
Feb.23.2009
It's the day after the San Miguel writers' conference week-end and my brain is buzzing. So stimulating! My own workshop on Net promotion for writers...
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jessica-anya-blau's picture
Feb.23.2009
1. GOOD: You are not freaked out by the human body in all its shapes and forms—you have seen so many naked people that you understand that nudity is...
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lauren-lise-baratz-logsted's picture
Feb.23.2009
COLD HANDS, WARM HEART, Jill Wolfson. Amanda is a 14-year-old with gymnast dreams. Dani is a teen who was born with her heart on the wrong side of...
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lance-m-foster's picture
Feb.23.2009
Gods and GoddessesI believe in God. I do, but I am not dogmatic about things. I believe in God the way most people meant in the old days when they...
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anne-brooke's picture
Feb.23.2009
Lordy, but it’s been another absolute bummer of a day today. Most of it I’ve hated. To be honest. I’m most definitely not in either a people or a...
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june-casagrande's picture
Feb.23.2009
  hyphenation There are so many style points that writers think they're SUPPOSED to know. So they're embarrassed that they don't know them. It's a...
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sue-glasco's picture
May.22.2009
The recent inland hurricane (now being called a derecho) provides a background for life in Southern Illinois.  Carbondale alone lost over 3000 trees...
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laura-essendine's picture
May.22.2009
Just a quick appeal to see if there are any UK authors out there, particularly the London area.   It would be good to network/swap ideas.   Would it...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.22.2009
Ambient Ephemeral Eloquent Elegant Fragrant Imminent Poignant Remnant Redolent Reticent  
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asha-vose's picture
May.22.2009
As writers, we often tell ourselves little white lies, small fibs to keep our spirits up. "I'm a good writer, I just haven't gotten a break...
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diegito-vivas's picture
May.22.2009
16.
1. When I go through my camera after an epic day of documenting and discover that I accidentally took a few really good photos.
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michael-mcgrath's picture
May.22.2009
There are so many reasons why people write . . . for the catharsis, to purge poisons, to express or share their souls, to evoke feelings and emotions...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.22.2009
Sunlight through the curtains seen - My eyes half-open, Who am I? Where have I been? My eyes now open; Yawn and stretch from dark to light.   Numb...
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ciara-denise's picture
May.22.2009
Welcome back ..... this month I've been working really hard to get some of the projects ready for you guys. EWNAP is still in editing mode. I want it...
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andy-moquin's picture
May.22.2009
  A new bill has been proposed in the New York State Senate that would impose a luxury tax of 5% on jewelry purchases. I find this absolutely...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.22.2009
''Thousands of children suffered physical and sexual abuse over several decades in residential institutions run by religious congregations, the...
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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.