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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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corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jan.17.2009
It was a true thrill to reunite with a college friend I had not seen for fifty years at her lecture/book signing in Los Angeles the other night. The...
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corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jan.17.2009
It was a true thrill to reunite with a college friend I had not seen for fifty years at her lecture/book signing in Los Angeles the other night. The...
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laurel-anne-hill's picture
Jan.16.2009
In my parable, Heroes Arise, my protagonist--a desert kren--considers insects delicious, like dessert.  Not me.  I’ll take a slice of my favorite...
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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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gary-cooper's picture
Mar.31.2009
   Webster defines the word "CYNISIM"  as a fragrant air of suspcion we believe or precieve around a person,place or thing.     It starts...
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