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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.28.2009
Once in some fiction writing text or another, I remember an exercise where the student was supposed to read a story and actually type the story with...
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j-p-smith's picture
Jan.28.2009
In a previous blog entry, "The Endless Rewrite", I related how my writing partner--the estimable--indeed inestimable--Julie Gray,...
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stacy-mantle's picture
Jan.28.2009
Register now! http://www.walknrolldogwalk.org/ Bring your well-behaved dog for a silent auction, live band, lots of food, vendors, free pet-related...
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julia-stein's picture
Jan.28.2009
After hearing Marcus Eriksen speak at Santa Monica College's excellent literary series, I  read his marvelous book  My River Home a Journey from the...
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terry-spear's picture
Jan.28.2009
Doesn't this look like a fun place to be? Whimsical, peaceful, enticing? Hmmm, but what if dark forces live here? Settings can be deceptive. For...
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SusanVH's picture
Jan.28.2009
                                                                                                    With its hilarious characters, offbeat...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Jan.28.2009
In addition to having been an antiquarian bookseller, I was also an antiques dealer in a previous life. I enjoyed it a great deal, and met some...
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alethea-d-eason's picture
Jan.28.2009
  This is our dear friend Pamela leaving Vina del Mar last year for what she thought would be a job as a nanny in Santiago. First she went home to...
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elizabeth-baines's picture
Jan.28.2009
Today my Cyclone virtual book tour for Balancing on the Edge of the World comes (virtually) nearer home, just up the motorway to Keeper of the...
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chris-rodell's picture
Jan.28.2009
I’ll be 46 next month. That’s about 24.3 in Mars years and that sounds about right. When people tell me I’m middle aged, I feel like asking if they...
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former member's picture
Apr.13.2009
by former member
Wynton Marsalis waxes poetic (and music) at the Kennedy Center about art, freedom, jazz, the minstrel shows of yesterday and today, Walt Whitman,...
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linda-joy-allan's picture
Apr.13.2009
I went to a lecture yesterday and I heard the words "don't live by your feelings because you'll never have the life you want." I thought of...
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sm-johnson's picture
Apr.13.2009
Matthew at Rainbow Reviews writes: “DeVante’s Children” by S.M. Johnson is an excellent paranormal story dealing with vampires. The characters are...
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sm-johnson's picture
Apr.13.2009
Kiernan Kelly, author of the In Bear Country books, writes: Daniel is a young man to whom life has dealt a poor hand. His mother died when he was...
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former member's picture
Apr.13.2009
by former member
Stop motion with wolf and pig.
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.13.2009
I'm in the lonely mode again. The aren't we all alone in the end kind of thinking. The slate grey sky plays host to my haunting thoughts. It...
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former member's picture
Apr.13.2009
by former member
How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke
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lynn-liccardo's picture
Apr.13.2009
April can be a cruel month. CBS announced the cancellation of Guiding Light, ER broadcast its final episode and The New York Times Corporation is...
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paul-west's picture
Apr.13.2009
I'm wondering, now that the economy is improving (slightly), whether the publishing industry is improving as well? Is now a good time to resume...
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former member's picture
Apr.13.2009
by former member
A senior administration official says President Barack Obama has directed his administration to allow unlimited travel and money transfers by Cuban...
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