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susan-browne's picture
Dec.16.2008
Recently, I've been busy with end of the semester reading/grading, but I found time to enjoy some holiday cheer.  Two restaurants of delicious eats:...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Dec.16.2008
Sometimes at the tiny tail end of the semester, just as the very last assignment is due, a student will bail out of the class and disappear.   ...
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terry-odell's picture
Dec.16.2008
UPS delivered my 10 emergency reserve copies of When Danger Calls yesterday. These arrived -- but barely. The tape on the bottom of the box was...
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terry-spear's picture
Dec.16.2008
The Holiday Extravaganza started yesterday! All winners will be announced Dec 30. So for 10 days we'll be giving away shapeshifter romances! Just...
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geling-yan's picture
Dec.16.2008
In December, the movie Mei Lan Fang (Forever Enthralled) was released in mainland China and Taiwan.  Script was written by Geling Yan, with extensive...
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jennifer-mclagan's picture
Dec.16.2008
Here is my Christmas cake, it has already had two doses of brandy and has been transferred to a tin. The recipe is from the cake volume of the Good...
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geling-yan's picture
Dec.16.2008
Have signed with Creative Work Literary Agency of Hong Kong to market translation rights outside North America for works orignally published in...
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larry-r-smith's picture
Dec.16.2008
Seems to me after 35 years of writing that writers and publishers need to work together to keep the art alive and vital. As a small press publisher I...
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tania-hershman's picture
Dec.16.2008
I have been trying for a long time to get a story accepted by Smokelong Quarterly, a flash fiction magazine I admire greatly. Finally, it has come to...
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josie-brown's picture
Dec.15.2008
 Recently I wrote about another author's (very) final response to the rejections of her manuscript: it was to bury it with a formal funeral. The act...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
Feb.25.2009
Yesterday and today were really good writing days. I wrote over 3,000 words on each day. I'm hoping for more of the same tomorrow... Is writing...
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former member's picture
Feb.25.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:     For those of you who haven't seen Gran Torino yet, I advise you to please go see this little-seen film, which I saw last week at...
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former member's picture
Feb.25.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:      I came across this article on the lovely Ms. Velvet D'Amour and thought I'd share it with readers. Whether you are plus-size and...
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former member's picture
Feb.25.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:     For those of you who watched the Oscars this year like myself, it was probably one of the most boring Oscars that I've ever seen....
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cathy-bryant's picture
Feb.25.2009
My obsessive-compulsive, type-A, perfectionistic personality has struck again. What a learning process. Not only am I learning a glut of information...
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gianna-roa's picture
Feb.25.2009
Publishing is synonymous to getting that copyright for protecting your book which is why it is highly important to publish it. If you are looking for...
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cat-connor's picture
Feb.25.2009
Yesterday I noticed an unusually funky smell in the kitchen. I knew I recognized it, but just in case, I blamed the rubbish bin in the laundry... so...
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meilin-miranda's picture
Feb.25.2009
Things Known and Unknown: Late in the morning the next day, Twenna awoke. She didn’t remember where she was until she looked up and saw the dark red...
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former member's picture
Feb.24.2009
by former member
A single nutrient may have turned early humans into civilized man. Has stripping it from our diet given rise to cancer, diabetes, and other civilized...
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bill-denham's picture
Feb.24.2009
I am still engaged in my endless pursuit of understanding how it is we human beings manage to do as much or more harm in our lives as good. My...
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