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bob-david-calhoun's picture
Jan.07.2009
My review of the new Mickey Rourke movie The Wrestler was an editor's pick on Open Salon this morning.I wrestled for and emceed the San Francisco...
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bozena-intrator's picture
Jan.07.2009
I have moved a lot around the world with my ex-husband. Every time we have moved to another country we had only the work, but we had to make new...
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kathryn-magendie's picture
Jan.07.2009
I am so excited, and a little terrified that tender graces will at last be published - by the wonderful Bellebooks!
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robert-earle's picture
Jan.07.2009
One issue that arises in association with Nobel Prize winners is the reappearance of early volumes long out of print. That's the case with my local...
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elizabeth-stark's picture
Jan.07.2009
Outside our house, they are cutting down a very tall pine tree. It’s rather terrifying from in here, aside from being a rather loud nap environment...
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anne-brooke's picture
Jan.07.2009
Gosh indeed, but the good news continues. The lovely people atEvery Day Poets have accepted my poem, Spaces, for publication later in the year, so...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.07.2009
I have often wondered if I write best in the morning because I feel electrified, first by the morning itself and second by the coffee.  The hours...
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june-casagrande's picture
Jan.07.2009
I’m not paranoid. I just happen to know that a well-organized cabal of sinister words is out to get me. They’re out to publicly humiliate me by...
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wendy-nelson-tokunaga's picture
Jan.07.2009
It was September 2007 and my debut novel, MIDORI BY MOONLIGHT, had just been released. Of course I was excited; to have a novel published by a real...
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robert-grudin's picture
Jan.07.2009
  A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.   - William James  Why Thinking Mattersby Robert...
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ron-lavalette's picture
Mar.21.2009
“We shrinks believe that a person remembers a dream when they’re ready to start dealing with an issue”--arbitrary newspaper      He was up again at...
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former member's picture
Mar.21.2009
by former member
More than 600 Universal Newsreels at Internet Archive, both whole and partial reels (the same collection, with a few more newsreels is also on...
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former member's picture
Mar.21.2009
by former member
rethinking the lipstick index - a nice find: there's an old Greek play called Lysistrata, in which the women of Greece go on a sex strike to stop the...
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susan-brown's picture
Mar.21.2009
The prettiest thing in a Yolo County spring is the sight of red-winged blackbirds in a field of young corn.  The sight of red-winged blackbirds in a...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.21.2009
March 21   20 CART PILEUP         “What’s the problem here?”  asks my sponsor, as she approaches my apparent impasse.      “Well, I’ve been trying to...
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warren-adie-riley's picture
Mar.20.2009
Not everything of a serious nature is predictable. Looking back at a scenario, can bring a smile to a participant's face. The following story...
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joshua-keidan's picture
Mar.20.2009
The art of writing is in a steep irreversible decline. It has been so since November 13th, 1907 when the last sentence of any worth was written. It...
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keta-diablo's picture
Mar.20.2009
   LAND OF FALLING STARS  Author’s website: http://ketaskeep.blogspot.com/ Publisher: Ravenous Romance  Release Date: December 2008ISBN: 978-1-60777-...
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former member's picture
Mar.20.2009
by former member
Naked People.  Click on the clothes and they vanish.
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susan-brown's picture
Mar.20.2009
More businesses that I love are going away.  Gottschalks has already contracted with a liquidator in the likely event that they don't find a buyer by...
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