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will-durst's picture
Feb.10.2009
The President is not what you call dim. He's obviously aware the only thing worse than a bleakening economy is a bleakening economy where the most...
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teryl-s-cartwright's picture
Feb.10.2009
What have you done with your book today?  Has it been fun or drudgery?  Do you view marketing as a necessary evil? It's tax season and in my part of...
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lauren-lise-baratz-logsted's picture
Feb.10.2009
As one of the senate seats in Minnesota still sits open as Al Franken waits to be certified, here's a story about the comedian/actor/author/...
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blair-kilpatrick's picture
Feb.10.2009
I had my second book signing on Sunday.  Just like the first one, at Booksmith in San Francisco, it was a wonderful experience.  Once again, so much...
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louise-marley's picture
Feb.10.2009
This rarely happens, of course.  But yesterday everything came together to make my ideal writer's day: 6:30 to 7:30:  Drinking tea, reading news and...
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terry-spear's picture
Feb.10.2009
One of my critique partners and I have made it another week in the First Line Contest!!! What is important about this? It's fun! Yes, nail biting fun...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Feb.10.2009
When I was in college, I was always in awe of my professors, and I have to say I was more in awe of my male professors.  When I looked at them, I saw...
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pauline-rowson's picture
Feb.10.2009
How do you choose your top ten favourite books when you have so many favourites? That was the dilemma facing me when I was asked by The Book...
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lisa-shearin's picture
Feb.10.2009
When I'm on a deadline, having time for anything is a challenge, especially cooking a decent meal.  Here is my recipe for Vegetable Beef Stew.   This...
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mayra-calvani's picture
Feb.10.2009
My guest today is Jo Ann Hernandez, author of the young adult novel, The Throwaway Piece. In this fascinating, candid interview, Hernandez talks...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.01.2009
Off I headed this afternoon in the quest for a new writing desk. I was confident as I drove along in my little red Bug pressing the button on my ipod...
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j-paul-ghetto's picture
May.01.2009
I'd like to think that I'm a good poet.  I believe that about myself because of the reaction of my audiences and from the derision of my fellow poets...
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wen-scott's picture
May.01.2009
I've added a poem -- your comments? http://www.redroom.com/articlestory/bright-azure
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diegito-vivas's picture
May.01.2009
6.
1. Soaps that produce a luxurious lather, just like the commercials promise. 2. Ellen DeGeneres.  Is there anyone she doesn't make smile?  I want her...
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former member's picture
May.01.2009
by former member
Vangelis: The Man And His Music (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) profiles prolific Greek keyboardist and composer Evanghelos Odyssey "Vangelis...
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former member's picture
May.01.2009
by former member
A Japanese study finds a link between lower suicide rates and traces of lithium in the drinking water. While the study's findings are "...
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former member's picture
May.01.2009
by former member
Prostitution is legal in two states: Nevada and Rhode Island. Some legislators in Rhode Island have been trying to close the loophole for years, to...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.01.2009
May 1   HOLD CARD     My bottom pulled my hold card to the table top.  I turned it over and found I have a bit of value.  Each time I turned over my...
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jane-hammons's picture
May.01.2009
It's no secret that teachers are always learning from their students. I learn all kinds of things from mine. One of the classes I teach at Cal is a...
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