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larry-r-smith's picture
Feb.12.2009
Appalachian authors and books of fiction. This is a vital strain in our literature. Add some of your own books here. (c) Larry Smith, Director Bottom...
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pat-bertram's picture
Feb.12.2009
Will you keep your fingers crossed for me? I just received what might be the final proof copy of A Spark of Heavenly Fire. If it's okay, by this time...
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june-casagrande's picture
Feb.12.2009
  According to British publication Mail Online, the city of Birmingham is dropping apostrophes from road and street signs. Apparently, there were...
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kirsten-imani-kasai's picture
Feb.12.2009
Just as before, the gestation of my novel ICE SONG, drags on. Here I am practically filled to bursting, pregnant with anticipation and anxious for...
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louise-marley's picture
Feb.12.2009
I think the title of this post is worthy of that fantastic book on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves.  But it's really intended to stress the need...
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farzana-versey's picture
Feb.12.2009
This is probably par for the course as pop culture goes, but must it be given any academic or even social legitimacy? In a report titled White House...
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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Feb.12.2009
Would it be irreverent to say Happy Birthday, Abe-y Baby! Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States Born 200 years ago today (Yeah, I...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Feb.12.2009
During a visit to see the local vet, Maris was sitting in a travel case, along with her sister, Mrs Peabody, when a woman in the waiting room asked...
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dale-estey's picture
Feb.12.2009
  1. I like number 1. 1 is the numerical foundation upon which all the others stand. Some quibble about this, and say that zero is the genius of...
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irma-fritz's picture
May.05.2009
I had a déjà vu moment this morning when I read in The Telegraph that the Rt Rev Malcolm McMahon, Bishop of Nottingham, warned that Angels &...
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asha-vose's picture
May.05.2009
This is a link to a ranking of the top literary journals. Up to a point I have to agree with the listing, but it's a great way for young writers to...
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asha-vose's picture
May.05.2009
There is really nothing like a new project. That special rush of joy at a fresh start. Knowing there aren't any revisions to be made yet. It's a...
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patrick-erwin's picture
May.05.2009
Today would have been Douglas Marland’s 74th birthday. In any case, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate his talent and his work. The newer...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.05.2009
I guess I am down to the bare bones of it. No more excuses now that the new writing desk is in place. I spent the last six days trying to find a...
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keiko-amano's picture
May.05.2009
I forgot to mention in my last blog that most of the times, we don’t use subjects or objects.  For example,   I love you.  愛しています。In a neutral and a...
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imen-bennani's picture
May.05.2009
Every new year and every new month, I say to myself: 'I'll get rid of all my bad hablts and improve on all levels to be more brilliant, more...
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nancybrady's picture
May.05.2009
Happy Cinco de Mayo!  It's time for celebrating although I think it is celebrated here more than there. To me, it was never a particularly big event...
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susan-brown's picture
May.05.2009
KidTwo and her boyfriend are off to Ecuador about now, so I'm making extra sure to keep the phone right with me.  The rule is that the girls have to...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.05.2009
May 5   TRANSITIONS    During the months of winter, the trees stand tall and leafless---static in their appearance, frozen in direction.  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.