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brenda-webster's picture
Aug.30.2008
When I was down to a final draft of my new novel, I started thinking of titles. In a week I'd covered pages of contenders.This novel was especially...
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fran-johns's picture
Aug.30.2008
What with the Olympics, the conventions and other breaking news these days, there seems an awful lot of TV-watching going on. I don’t do TV very well...
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ericka-lutz's picture
Aug.30.2008
Way back when, we used to dress up and come into the city on Saturday nights for the midnight Rocky Horror Picture Show. We were in high school. We...
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mary-bergin's picture
Aug.30.2008
Think about war as an extreme intrusion that involves family as much as fight. Upheavals emerge close to home and on faraway battlefields. You and...
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mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Aug.30.2008
Where does it come from, and how do we call upon it, nurture it and sustain it? Having taught art and writing for many years, I've come to the...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Aug.30.2008
It's not just that I have a thing for libraries and that I'm married to a librarian, but also I've discovered an interesting literary site--ALMOST as...
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kristina-riggle's picture
Aug.30.2008
I'll miss you, Michael Patterson, though you're only a pen and ink drawing on smudgy newsprint. For as long as I can remember reading the paper, I've...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.30.2008
The first time I saw the movie Parenthood, it was lost on me because I was in the dense moment of being a parent.  For some stupid reason, my former...
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anne-brooke's picture
Aug.30.2008
Really, people, could yesterday get any better after my fabulous hole in one (um, did I mention that already?)?? Well, apparently, yes: when Lord H...
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susan-browne's picture
Aug.30.2008
I once lived in a two-story house that looked like it belonged in Tuscany, but it was in Berkeley.  After a year of dating, this is where Kenneth and...
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teresa-jusino's picture
Nov.08.2008
Amaze me, America Save me from Armageddon High road to Heaven...             - "Amaze Me" by Girlyman               President-Elect Barack...
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beth-mann's picture
Nov.08.2008
As I sat at the bar eating spaetzle at the only German restaurant in New Jersey, I thought of the song “Lipstick on my Collar.” Hmmm…why did he have...
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joanne-mcgonagle's picture
Nov.08.2008
Fallen behind in writing this week-end.  Football play-offs.  Unpacking.  Good friend's retirement party.  Will try to make up for lost time tomorrow.
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catherine-johnson's picture
Nov.08.2008
Okay, this is going to harder than I thought. Today I reached 10,421 words in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) annual push, but I'm...
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faruk-buzhala's picture
Nov.08.2008
This is finish of my first book in original - manuscript.I hope you gonna see changes wich are made in print and publishing.Some things been censured.
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irene-smith's picture
Nov.08.2008
So this year marks the sixth time I've done NaNoWriMo. Out of the five previous years, I finished three times. That means that I have three novels...
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j-dawn's picture
Nov.08.2008
by J Dawn
The book is coming along well. The heroine has been established and has learned her role for the future. I am currently at 8500 words and counting....
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love-babz's picture
Nov.08.2008
Today is Saturday. One of the most peaceful Saturday's I've had in a long time. The children are hanging out with their Dad.  He pickled them up at...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Nov.08.2008
We had a big storm today and the Ash tree is almost bare.  Between the heavy showers we headed for the park to walk the dog. The park is always the...
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former member's picture
Nov.08.2008
by former member
Rethinking Public Opinion - the immense importance of public opinion polling in American politics, and the under-reported problems at the heart of...
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