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john-elder-robison's picture
Nov.12.2008
Every day, I get questions about the TMS project I’ve gotten involved in at Harvard’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. TMS stands for...
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david-niall-wilson's picture
Nov.12.2008
I am often asked about agents, whether you need one, who is mine, etc.  I've had a jaded, colorful history with agents, and might not be the best...
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terry-odell's picture
Nov.12.2008
Oxford University complies list of top 10 irritating phrases (via Telegraph.co.uk): "I personally" made third place – an expression that...
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james-buchanan's picture
Nov.12.2008
As I worked on a book proposal for a nonfiction book that I would like to write it became obvious to me that I needed to better hone what the book is...
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raul-ramos-y-sanchez's picture
Nov.12.2008
Cartoonist Chip Bok of the Akron Beacon Journal has it all wrong. Bok wants us to believe young African-Americans are replacing one unrealistic dream...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Nov.12.2008
A friend of the Plunder Blog, Mayssun Sukarieh, has indicated to me this piece just published on Rolling Stones by  Naomi Klein, bestselling author...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.12.2008
If you've always dreamed of being a freelance journalist, and if you want to pitch that article you're working on for Write Nonfiction in November to...
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simon-haynes's picture
Nov.11.2008
I'm powering ahead now - on Monday I switched to a new character, and after two days of solid writing I know his name, his situation, his deepest...
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SFKaufman's picture
Nov.11.2008
I Develop Intensity of Desire I accept my good bounty as I watch all of my marvelous desires delivered to me in completion according to my specific...
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martha-stockton-alderson's picture
Nov.11.2008
In a recent issue of The Bookwoman, the official publication ofWomen's National Book Association, Fern Reiss gives hints on how to publicize your...
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jane-hammons's picture
Jan.15.2009
    For about a year, I was the senior editor for a lit mag called Mom Writer's Literary Magazine. They published something of mine and then invited...
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joan-cartwright's picture
Jan.15.2009
From a child of 4, my mother had me onstage performing for hundreds of people with Bernice Johnson Dance Studio in Jamaica, NY. Throughout grade and...
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lisamarie-simmons's picture
Jan.15.2009
The cold weather outside has the fires inside my heart semi-dampened.  My birthday is at the end of this month and it causes me to shudder that I...
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kristin-fouquet's picture
Jan.15.2009
Hi fans of bizarro or absurdist fiction, The long awaited "Bradley Sands is a DicK" e-anthology is up at Bust Down the Door and Eat All the...
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cathy-bryant's picture
Jan.15.2009
WordVessel is happy to welcome author Betsy St. Amant! Let's learn more about her and her work. Betsy Ann St. Amant, an inspirational author in North...
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govinda-rizal's picture
Jan.15.2009
Bhutan - Acknowledgments and Preface Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank the various individuals and organizations that provided assistance in...
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susan-brown's picture
Jan.15.2009
Yesterday I put an ad on Craigslist advertising my coming availability for childcare and have already gotten one response from a woman looking for...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jan.15.2009
Bella, the cat has designated my den as her new favourite place and the basket chair by the radiator her port of call. It is good to have her silent...
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rahul-varshneya's picture
Jan.15.2009
Just two days after the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, I was travelling on business. Flying off to four cities over four days, doing a return to Mumbai...
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fola-mordecai's picture
Jan.15.2009
AS a sales rep my job is so demanding,couple with the fact that i have to work and travelled by road most of the time,on deplorable road,dusty to six...
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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.