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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Jan.30.2009
Hedge funds, bankers, bonuses, stimulus, debt, "How Will the U.S. Pay For All Those Dollars?" oversight, confidence, Wall Street, banks,...
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cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jan.30.2009
  As Diwali is to Lakshmi, and Navaratri is to Durga, Vasant Panchami is to Saraswati. Vasant Panchami marks the birthday of the goddess of...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Jan.30.2009
 First let me apologize for the long silence... I was just overwhelmend trying to close a book and I will be in such pathetic state for another week...
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james-buchanan's picture
Jan.30.2009
Years ago a writer once said to me and a group of fellow aspiring/frustrated fiction writers that writing is an act of rebellion against conformity....
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.30.2009
In one of my freshman composition classes yesterday, we managed to get through the school of hard knocks on thesis statements and introductions, and...
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christina-sunley's picture
Jan.30.2009
The old Norse pagans believed that the universe originated at the juncture of Nifhelm, the realm of ice, and Muspell, the realm of fire. When fire...
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steve-bergsman's picture
Jan.30.2009
With my new book, AFTER THE FALL: OPPORTUNITIES AND STRATEGIES FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTING IN THE COMING DECADE, hitting the book stores, I thought I...
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simon-haynes's picture
Jan.30.2009
Five books into the series and it's finally time for a Hal Spacejock novel with flashback scenes. I wrote a sequence of flashback scenes for this...
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stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Jan.30.2009
I can't believe another week has gone rushing by. Blimey. (Can you tell I'm still in 19th century New Zealand?) After last Friday's post, I came up...
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loren-rhoads's picture
Jan.30.2009
Inspired by Laird Barron, I'm thinking about the writers who've influenced my work the most. I'm having trouble putting them in rank order, and...
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sue-glasco's picture
Apr.16.2009
Odd how a life in the 19th Century that ended in 1892 has kept me so busy recently in 2009.  Although I surfed a bit (okay a lot) on RR last night,...
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Apr.16.2009
Gentle Readers, did you know it's National Library Week?  It is! It comes to no one's surprise that I love libraries. I worked for my local library...
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Apr.16.2009
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Susan Boyle's Britain's Got Talent Audition A surprising contestant on a talent show like “American Idol” in England.Simon Cowell was one of the...
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ben-campbell's picture
Apr.16.2009
Bromance, lesbro, boxset bitchassness. Ballerina Suzy explores asphyxiophilia. This read might knock you on your ass, tickle and deep throat kiss you...
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Apr.16.2009
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Demon Denim. Feeding off a earlier column in the WSJ by Daniel Akst, who wrote, "no fabric has ever been so insidiously effective at undermining...
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nancybrady's picture
Apr.16.2009
An earlier blog post, I mentioned bookcrossing.  For those of you unaware of the concept, people all across the world leave books for others to find...
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Apr.16.2009
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Apr.16.2009
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Honeybees are very important players in our web-o-life; 80% of modern crop pollination depends on them. For the last 4 or 5 years, however, they have...
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Apr.16.2009
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patricia-snodgrass's picture
Apr.16.2009
It's happened to all of us at one time or another. The jock who stuffs the nerdy freshmen in the locker, the cheerleaders who tease the less...
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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.