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ugo-mattei's picture
Dec.27.2008
Shining politicians, fit and with beautiful families, are a continuous spectacular spot advertiziong  electoral "democracy" which in turn...
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susan-browne's picture
Dec.27.2008
One of the highlights of this past holiday week besides bowling, which is a Xmas Day tradition even though only two family members can actually bowl...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Dec.27.2008
Enough of serious musings!  Do we want good writing or good food?  After all, it's still the holiday season, and agents, publishers, publicists,...
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pat-bertram's picture
Dec.27.2008
I was leafing through a poetry anthology the other day, looking for ideas for my  mini fiction (stories of exactly 100 words), when I chanced upon a...
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julia-stein's picture
Dec.27.2008
Nuruddin Farah from Somalia is one of the leading writers of the world and frequently mentioned for the Nobel Prize. His second novel got him...
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anne-brooke's picture
Dec.27.2008
Phew. That's over for another year then. Hope all your Christmases were as good as they could possibly be. Lord H and I have had a lovely couple of...
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m-c-beamon's picture
Dec.27.2008
IntroductionSingle and Defying Expectations Expectation is defined as something that is probable or most likely to happen. It is also described as...
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Dec.27.2008
By Anthony S. Policastro At sixteen I knew I wanted to be a novelist. But when I sat down to start my book, the page remained blank. Writer's block...
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Dec.27.2008
There are rules in society, the unwritten kind I guess we call manners or couthness or civility.  We learn not to butt in or interject when we aren't...
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terry-spear's picture
Dec.27.2008
I have to run to work this morning early and between worrying about getting up on time and having all my stuff ready for work and sinus troubles and...
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sm-johnson's picture
Mar.08.2009
Check out the Book Buzz from Lambda Literary... http://www.lambdaliterary.org/resources/book_buzz.html   I am one of the happy grand prize winners of...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.08.2009
  Lance Armstrong leads approximately 700 cycling enthusiasts through the streets of the East side of Hollywood 2.2 miles to the Montalban Theater...
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former member's picture
Mar.08.2009
by former member
One Small Step (HQ footage)  Neil Armstrong's first step on the lunar surface in 1969, taken by an alternate camera on the module. If you missed it...
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david-fingerman's picture
Mar.08.2009
In downtown White Bear Lake, on the corner of 4th Street and Washington Avenue, sits a quaint little book shop called Lake Country Book Sellers.  The...
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thi-lam's picture
Mar.08.2009
by Thi Lam
Setting the Record Straight on South VietnamWords From the Wise -- a regular column from NAM's Ethnic Elders News BeatCommentary, Lam Quang Thi, as...
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former member's picture
Mar.08.2009
by former member
Did you remember to set your clocks? No? Ben Franklin wants to wake you up by the sound of cannon fire in every street.
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thomas-burchfield's picture
Mar.08.2009
The last time we visited this subject, I'd just finished Draft #2 on that upcoming smash-through-the-roof bestseller you are-of course--all going to...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.08.2009
Empty it all out. Dig deep down and throw it on the page. Scatter the words randomly onto the sheet until it becomes wrinkled and stained. Take a...
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susan-brown's picture
Mar.08.2009
I woke up this morning to find one of my hours GONE!  I want it back--Search Lost Property--Search Found Items--Post an ad in the paper--I want my...
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linda-joy-allan's picture
Mar.08.2009
First-hand smoke is the stuff that goes right to your lungs, makes you look old and wrinkled before your time, gives you cancer and heart disease and...
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