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margay-roberge's picture
Jan.06.2009
My first review for Nora's Soul was posted on The Deadly Vixens blog. I would love for you to check it out: http://www.thedeadlyvixens.com/2009/01/...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Jan.06.2009
Will you help me brainstorm? 2009 marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of my first novel (the picture at the left is from one of my...
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simon-haynes's picture
Jan.06.2009
Question: How do you take three half-completed attempts at a novel, half a dozen plot outlines and a folder full of ideas, and distill it all down to...
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cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jan.06.2009
Kay Ryan says: "My theory is a poem should set you free--reading a real poem should leave you feeling less tired and more exquisitely yourself....
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.06.2009
I am an optimist, mostly, believing in the end that things will turn out.  They do, of course, maybe not in the way that I imagined they would but...
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julia-stein's picture
Jan.06.2009
Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswany’s first novel The Yacoubian Building became a best seller throughout the Middle East and was transformed into a big...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Jan.06.2009
Tonite the images of Gaza in the Italian TV were particularly appalling. Litterally kids teared apart. Two Danish mobile hospitals bombed. Two...
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jean-m-fogle's picture
Jan.06.2009
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 Snow , Sleet , who knows! Winter weather is always a challenge. Sleety snow covers the heather and the autumn crocus that...
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thaisa-frank's picture
Jan.06.2009
    Speaking of Silence               Language and silence have always been bedfellows.  Most writers know the silence of the blank page.   And there...
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louise-marley's picture
Jan.06.2009
A real bookseller made me very happy this morning.  Piper and I dropped by our local (and only) bookstore, Borders.  A smart and savvy woman named...
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former member's picture
Mar.19.2009
by former member
Ken MacLeod, Paul Cornell, Iain [M] Banks and Ian Watson comment on the relationship between science fiction and science fact.
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warren-adie-riley's picture
Mar.19.2009
When two doctorates viewed a phenomenum of unpresedented proportion, their minds seemed to play tricks. Whether it did or did not, we shall find out...
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former member's picture
Mar.19.2009
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On Friday, Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of White House lawn to plant a vegetable garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory...
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meilin-miranda's picture
Mar.19.2009
A Fine Distillation: It was late after-hours on the mezzanine, and in former able seaman Stewn’s cozy sitting room the little fire was just warm...
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shelley-hussey's picture
Mar.19.2009
 Stuff is happening: 1) TV appearance on "Friends & Neighbors," WATC-TV 57 Atlanta, http://www.watc.tv/, Saturday, March 21 at 8:30 a....
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former member's picture
Mar.19.2009
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Thirteen year old Matt Milligan is a gifted photographer despite suffering from Cerebral Palsy. He uses a monopod, or his parents stabilizing his...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.19.2009
How the words I heard today remain nestled in my ear.  They refuse to leave me. Sentences thrown out into the ether lay ungrounded. They are ...
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nancybrady's picture
Mar.19.2009
Ever heard of bookcrossing?  I hadn't either until just recently.  A recent contestant on Jeopardy mentioned that she was a bookcrosser, which sounds...
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thomas-white's picture
Mar.19.2009
I head for home today. It is a seven hour flight from Honolulu. I am grateful for the frequent flyer miles and I am also grateful for the perfect...
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jenny-pritchett's picture
Mar.19.2009
Saturday, May 9th, 10 a.m.-1 pm San Francisco$55 members/$65 others Special Package Deal: Take Jenny’s morning Submission workshop along with Lisa...
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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.