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diane-chamberlain's picture
Nov.24.2008
In my last post, I was celebrating. My editor had emailed me with the news that The Midwife's Confession was a go. My celebration was premature, I'm...
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lisa-solod's picture
Nov.24.2008
When cartoonist Walt Kelly said, in 1952, "We have met the enemy and he is us," he probably had no idea how applicable it would become...
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jennifer-mclagan's picture
Nov.24.2008
Well I am still alive but I've been too exhausted to blog, sorry. My body still hasn't decided what time zone it is in. My return to Toronto from...
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david-niall-wilson's picture
Nov.24.2008
I used to read books that began with elegant, extravagant endpapers featuring maps, family trees, historical anecdotes, journal entries, or other...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.24.2008
Let's say you managed to land that publishing deal, or you've successfully self-published your book. One way or another, to get those copies selling...
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jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Nov.24.2008
Yesterday, I found a beautiful surprise waiting outside our back door—two perfect unfurling white roses. Since I love roses and have planted dozens...
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terry-spear's picture
Nov.24.2008
I wrote 10,000 words on Plight of the Wolf this past week, but what with the Thanksgiving holiday, trying to catch up on teaching two online writing...
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jean-m-fogle's picture
Nov.24.2008
Monday, November 24, 2008 CAPTION THIS! Win a copy of Salty Dogs! Here is this week's photo of a funny Salty Dog! Leave a comment with your...
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blair-kilpatrick's picture
Nov.24.2008
I haven't done a monthly contest lately, so I figured I'd revive it.  I'm also in need of a little NaNoWriMo help, as I get into the home stretch...
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farzana-versey's picture
Nov.24.2008
One can spin yarns using threads of one's life. The problem is that our life is not entirely our own. Others have scarred us and been scarred by us...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
Jan.30.2009
I took the day off from writing to look over my plans for Rule of Thumbs book number 2. Star Dragons Quest takes place before The Thirteenth Dragon...
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brenda-youngerman's picture
Jan.30.2009
I began to do research for my next novel, Sorrowed Souls. I had to intigrate myself within the homeless community. I live in Los Angeles and we have...
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susan-brown's picture
Jan.30.2009
This is a subject that's been on my mind for years and is something I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND.  This blog entry was prompted by the story and the...
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susan-brown's picture
Jan.30.2009
Here is a clip from KidTwo's livejournal.  Goodness knows this information won't be readily available in the American press and these two people were...
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qasir-shah's picture
Jan.30.2009
I was watching a documentary on the search for the tomb of Alexander the Great and it got me thinking on our obsession with infamous characters of...
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zhana-books's picture
Jan.30.2009
I want to help you promote your writing.  If you are a writer of African heritage, visit my Strong Black Business Community.  http://www.squidoo.com/...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jan.30.2009
T'was the night before Friday when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a spouse The porridge was soaking on the stovetop with...
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scott-sanders's picture
Jan.30.2009
 Something sacred is at stake in every event…that’s from the Kaballah.  I’ve got sour milk in my Pete’s coffee that I surreptitiously took to another...
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dave-lieber's picture
Jan.30.2009
   Tough times. Selling anything? Good luck.    So I conducted a little experiment. What does it take to sell in today’s business climate?    Here’s...
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dan-abshear's picture
Jan.29.2009
Often, medications for severe pain are made from opoid plants.  These purple-flowered plants produce opium poppies, which are used in the production...
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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.