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marilyn-kallet's picture
Jan.17.2009
Tomorrow, two of my former poetry students will visit Knoxville, and we'll have brunch.  Kristi Maxwell is driving in from Cincinnati, where she's...
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omar-tyree's picture
Jan.17.2009
After publishing two consecutive books in the past four months that deal with the subject of business and people who are successful at making money (...
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anne-brooke's picture
Jan.17.2009
Up at the ungodly hour of 4.15am today. Ye gods and little fishes indeed. I had to be up then as - whatever I do - it always takes me at least an...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.17.2009
More and more as I grow older, I'm able to not take things personally.  People have been telling me this ("It's not you, it's me") for...
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julia-stein's picture
Jan.17.2009
Rachel Pastan's 2008 novel "Lady of the Snakes" has its heroine Jane Levitsky, a contemporary American woman who is trying to start a...
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terry-spear's picture
Jan.17.2009
What hooks in a story? The setting? The plot? The characters? A little bit of everything? How do you hook readers in blogs, in interviews, in short...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Jan.17.2009
  This is what, according to leading Israeli historian Ian Pappe, Israel is telling to he world in Gaza. We'll see in the next hours if Obama...
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dr-alan-taylor's picture
Jan.17.2009
One recent project: 6 Screenplay adaptations of American Short Stories from Hawthorne to Amy Tan: OVERVIEW This collection of screen adaptations have...
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geling-yan's picture
Jan.17.2009
"Tinkling Bells Three People Walking" 鏘鏘三人行 aired a Half-hour Chinese-language interview in three parts on "Forever Enthralled,"...
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dr-alan-taylor's picture
Jan.17.2009
Delighted to be here, & looking forward to sharing the adventure.
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sangay-glass's picture
Mar.31.2009
  For years I tossed and turned in bed because I was worried about using a book market term to describe my genre. An image comes to mind when...
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asha-vose's picture
Mar.31.2009
St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell is a lovely short story collection replete with all the joyful oddities one hopes for in...
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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Mar.31.2009
                This morning I was writing when I noticed I received an e-mail. Taking a look at it, I noticed it was a forward e-mail. At first I...
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former member's picture
Mar.31.2009
by former member
http://townhall.com/columnists/ThomasSowell/2009/03/31/a_rookie_president
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former member's picture
Mar.31.2009
by former member
Miss Universe goes to Guantánamo Bay!
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gary-cooper's picture
Mar.31.2009
(Part 2)    Granted we as a group share a collective history of being the recipients of BOLD FACE LIES or as Malcolm X and Spike Lee like to call it...
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sia-petropoulos's picture
Mar.31.2009
sweet fellow redroomers, we're on the eve of April first, and I'm back because I really did promise myself that I would write, specifically here,...
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annette-dunlea's picture
Mar.31.2009
Welcome to my blog Annette
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jodi-thompson's picture
Mar.31.2009
I started a new project today. A benefit of unemployment has been the time to devote to a new writing project. Silver lining! I'm a trained...
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brian-mckee's picture
Mar.31.2009
There's a lot more firsts going on than just a non-white president. Don't get me wrong, I KNOW Barack Obama has good intentions. He's pretty easy to...
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