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diane-chamberlain's picture
Nov.21.2008
Yesterday I opened an email from my editor and learned her response to the synopsis: I have two words for you--Love. It.   Those of you who've...
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leslie-carol-roberts's picture
Nov.21.2008
T.S. Eliot wrote that April is the cruellest month, but among Antarcticans that month would have to be November in these times. For it is in November...
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terry-odell's picture
Nov.21.2008
Last night's venture into the wilds of downtown Orlando was well worth the trip. Since we figured Michael Connelly would be a big draw even to the...
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james-buchanan's picture
Nov.21.2008
A few years ago while at the Wesleyan writers' conference I sat and listened to a popular writer describe the state of the novel. The question he was...
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terry-spear's picture
Nov.21.2008
  What is November? Writing for True Romance, we're told what they're looking for during the month of issue--so we just finished sending in...
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tania-hershman's picture
Nov.21.2008
I've been keeping it in for three months and now, finally, I can announce: I am the European regional winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting...
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jean-m-fogle's picture
Nov.21.2008
Friday, November 21, 2008 Haiku Friday! On the edge of dawn Between horizon and sea The sun slowly rises Pull and push of tide Rearranging shells...
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tania-hershman's picture
Nov.21.2008
Today I'm visiting Vanessa Gebbie's blog for a discussion about magical realism. Here's a taster: "Only some of the stories in my book would...
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tania-hershman's picture
Nov.21.2008
I may be in France, but I am also appearing in Australia today, the second leg of my Walking the White Road virtual book tour! A small taster from...
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lisa-shearin's picture
Nov.21.2008
The title of today's blog is "Real dialogue for realistic characters" -- but a better title for me would be "Shut up and listen!...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jan.27.2009
I was in a bookstore in Galway this afternoon scanning the shelves for a book that I read about in the Review section of the Irish Times on Saturday...
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cathy-bryant's picture
Jan.27.2009
Ever so often, I will read a book that touches me profoundly. Parting The Waters by Jeanne Damoff is a book I recently read that had that effect on...
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tina-pabon's picture
Jan.27.2009
Most of you may  not know I am a Libertarian with firm believes in what our forefathers so admerably fought for. They left King George's hold to be...
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raha-behnam's picture
Jan.27.2009
The trees in Northern California are massive beings that proudly display their age and wisdom in the wide girth of their trunks and their willingness...
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lynn-liccardo's picture
Jan.26.2009
Isn't that what soap opera is really all about? Anticipation of an event and its aftermath, then watching where the next story leads. A couple of...
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michael-killion's picture
Jan.26.2009
i dont think. nothing matters age past present right now im just someone who gets what i want.   money  drugs    action it doesnt matter. i qiut all...
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brenda-youngerman's picture
Jan.26.2009
Is this all there is? This is the fairy tale that we have all been hearing about since we were 4, or better yet since we were old enough to listen to...
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lisamarie-simmons's picture
Jan.26.2009
Have you ever had one of those days when everything just seemed to fall into place.  Even when you thought it wasn't possible, all of the pieces fell...
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jana-mcburney-lin's picture
Jan.26.2009
Explosions come from all around. The air is so smoky you can hardly see five feet in front of you. The night sky is filled with lights, bursting and...
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Roymerr's picture
Jan.26.2009
  This is what I think President Obama should and will do to achieve his goals ahead.  The recent missile attack in the Wazzeristan tribal area...
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