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anne-brooke's picture
Feb.16.2009
First off, here’s this morning’s meditation, which is the first time I’ve had the energy for it since last week. Nice to get back into the poetic...
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james-buchanan's picture
Feb.16.2009
Moral ambiguity is the essence of many good stories, but can be one of the most difficult things for us to capture in our writing even though we face...
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tim-wise's picture
Feb.16.2009
Imagine if you will a 40 year old black male, coming through security at Boston's Logan airport. He's looking a bit younger than his middle-aged self...
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renee-sigel's picture
Feb.16.2009
It comes down to the paradoxical intimacy of web anonymity, coupled with the voyeuristic gluttony of the human animal. Against a backdrop of...
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austin-s-camacho's picture
Feb.16.2009
For the last four months there has been a lot of talk about how badly the publishing industry is doing. Mostly we hear about how publishers are...
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renee-sigel's picture
Feb.16.2009
A Place of Disrespect   Mythologies. We buy into them. We shape our lives by what we read and think we learn from them... Imperceptibly, the very...
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ericka-lutz's picture
Feb.16.2009
I haven’t had a parent die, or a child, I can’t compare – each an equal ripping, I imagine. You don’t measure grief against grief. But a partner-in-...
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julia-stein's picture
Feb.16.2009
If one wanted to look at 1930s culture, a good way to start would be to watch two films: 1. Tim Robbins' The Cradle Will Rock  is a fun account of ...
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chris-rodell's picture
Feb.16.2009
I could see the driver behind me shaking his head in a slow scold as I lowered the power window to hand the homeless guy a $5. I was crawling through...
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heather-catherine-hogan's picture
Feb.16.2009
I love coffee.  I drink way too much coffee.  I don't like Starbuck's, nor Peet's.  My favorite place to get coffee is the Circle K.  They brew Kona...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.10.2009
I had forgotten that feeling of eating outdoors. The sun of evening time still warm on  my back, the appetite heightened by the air and the birdsong...
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lana-nieves's picture
May.10.2009
The reaction to my first essay about the soap opera antiheroine was so pleasantly surprising, and thought-provoking, I've decided it would not be...
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kathleen-fuller-ph-d's picture
May.10.2009
An Urgent-Time Sensitive -Get my masterpiece  Not Your Mother’s Diet with thousands in Bonus  Gifts- good for May 12th only when you buy my book....
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luciana-lhullier's picture
May.10.2009
Since it´s Mother´s Day in many countries, including Brazil, and I´m a mother, I think it´d be just about fair if I were granted a wish. Any jinn...
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keiko-amano's picture
May.10.2009
Growing up, my mother equaled my nightmare.  We disagreed and fought.  She loved ocha (tea ceremony), but I hated it.  She often ended up saying to...
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nancybrady's picture
May.10.2009
Last night I finished them.  Well, actually I finished Rick Riordan's The Last Olympian, Friday night (late) and finished Whoever Fights Monsters by...
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sasha-mullins's picture
May.10.2009
There's a short review of my book in American Iron Magazine June 2009 by Genevieve. Yippeee! She's the self-proclaimed world leader of women in...
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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
May.10.2009
Happy Mother's Day to all mothers, daughters, and sons!  (Hope I'm not leaving anyone out)It's time to salute the best mom's in literature, films,...
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jane-hammons's picture
May.10.2009
I've been thinking about twitter since Mary Wilkinson's comment on yesterday's blog. I didn't quite get it at first, either. And I even felt a little...
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
May.10.2009
"There exists for children no better refuge than a mother's hug."   Irakli Anagnostopoulou President, Union of Retirees of I.K.A., Southern...
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