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elizabeth-stark's picture
Feb.12.2009
There’s a reading series in San Francisco called Writers with Drinks, but I’ve been thinking lately about the ingredients that make someone a working...
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rosy-cole's picture
Feb.12.2009
It's remarkable how often Jane Austen is listed on RR among favourite books and writing influences, and not usually by authors of the historical...
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mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.12.2009
Former Boston Review Editor Gail Pool has been involved in literary journalism for three decades. She has been a magazine editor, a review editor, a...
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terry-spear's picture
Feb.12.2009
Promoting via blogs does work!  For a week I've had stats for my website like this: 125, 69, 82, 96, 61, 125, 129... Now, I had been getting around...
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allen-p-adamson's picture
Feb.12.2009
The redesigned Tropicana packaging has raised questions by lots of people who think its clean, but generic new graphics don’t do a whole lot to...
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julia-stein's picture
Feb.12.2009
  Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose is one of the best novel of the last three decades. If a wonderful novel should transport the reader to...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Feb.12.2009
Before I was in seventh grade--the year I began to awaken to an alarm clock--time seemed to literally be slower.  Everything was slow.  The hour, the...
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judy-jones's picture
Feb.12.2009
Please join me in welcoming Arun Gandhi; grandson of Mahatma Gandhi; the great Spiritual Leader of India on the Judy Joy Jones Show on Monday;...
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maggie-bishop's picture
Feb.12.2009
Five Dames who write fiction and non-fiction would love to hear from you. We chat about current writing projects, critters, getting physical,...
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hywela-lyn's picture
Feb.12.2009
I've just heard that my story 'Dancing With Fate' is up for 'Book Of The Year' at LASR in the novela section.  'Dancing With Fate' is one of  the '...
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May.04.2009
Last week, I got an e-blast from a parent at the elementary school about a strange car which followed the school bus the previous day. The male...
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sangay-glass's picture
May.04.2009
I was in a forum discussion the other day about point of view (POV) in sex scenes. Pat Black, author of Snarl gets the gold star for funniest. POV of...
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former member's picture
May.04.2009
by former member
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124139838660282045.html#mod=djemEditorialPage
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paul-west's picture
May.04.2009
I just got a great review of my latest query letter. She suggested I send it out not to just agents of YA, but agents of adult novels too. She also...
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amira-nagati's picture
May.04.2009
To resemble the treeI had to be free,To flow with the airShe released her hair,Together we bendTogether we dance in the wind.When the wind blows...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.04.2009
May 4   DESSERT    I have to be my own appetizer; I have to be the thing that entices and intrigues me.  I must be the roughage, the salad full of...
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wilbert-edgil-romena's picture
May.04.2009
  A story was told about a wise young boy who lived with his grandfather. The boy who was furious about his grandfather’s wisdom, tries to trick...
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tina-nichols-coury's picture
May.03.2009
Neil Gaiman - Newbery Winner - The Graveyard Book I heard Neil Gaiman speak at the BEA authors' breakfast in 2008. He was paneled with Jon Scieszka,...
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sumathi-mohan's picture
May.03.2009
  Of recent, my dearest friend Derby, lost two of her friends in a row in tragic incidents. She was devastated, but pretended to be fine. We...
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tobey-kaplan's picture
May.03.2009
innovators of language!!!   check out www.cpits.org California Poets in the Schools 45 years and counting and we'd love to have some new poets...
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