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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jul.31.2008
The Marriott on 4th Street in San Francisco was packed with women.  the men's bathrooms had been converted, and I averted my eyes as I walked into...
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ericka-lutz's picture
Jul.31.2008
My dad, like so many of us in the family, is a college teacher. Many of his students are adults, and some regularly give him food gifts. Much of this...
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dale-estey's picture
Jul.31.2008
For the want of an "a". This is a link to a British writer's response to the editing done on his copy. Interesting within itself, but as (if not more...
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robert-todd-felton's picture
Jul.31.2008
Last week, my two sons ran screaming into the house because they had seen the UPS truck in our driveway upon returning from a friend's house.  No, it...
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karen-dionne's picture
Jul.31.2008
“Writers Helping Writers” is the unofficial slogan of the Internet-based writers organization I co-founded four years ago called Backspace. It’s a...
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dave-donelson's picture
Jul.31.2008
Every once in a while (like daily), it's healthy to step away from all the crud and corruption in the headlines for a little mind-cleansing amusement...
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robert-sward's picture
Jul.31.2008
First published poem was Uncle Dog, title also of my first book, and I can't stop writing about 'em. Latest, a work in progress, is a chapbook and,...
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china-galland's picture
Jul.30.2008
Want to Save the World? The San Francisco Writing for Change Conference Can Help.Please join me and bestselling keynoters Lynn Andrews and Gay...
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lisa-alcalay-klug's picture
Jul.30.2008
You know you’ve landed in Facebook hell when your favorite Scrabulous dies an early death due to a legal battle. Then to make things worse, the beta...
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judith-tannenbaum's picture
Jul.30.2008
I've been on the road the past couple weeks, and missed the Belle-inspired What is a Poem? conversation, but here are two late-in-the-game responses...
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jennifer-allison's picture
Oct.18.2008
I spent time with my husband today.  This has become increasingly rare since I was diagnosed with cancer four years ago.  We each go out seperately...
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karen-haney's picture
Oct.18.2008
My Review of Robert Ludlum's THE BOURNE SANCTION by Eric Van Lustbader As we have come to know, Jason Bourne is not one to sit still. He is also...
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carol-blaney's picture
Oct.18.2008
Dearest all-powerful Rulers of the Red Room community, While i cannot boast fame of publication just yet, my voice is still worthy.  I sure would...
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karen-haney's picture
Oct.18.2008
My Review of DEVIL'S BROOD by Sharon Kay Penman The end of the trilogy of Sharon Kay Penman's dearly loved books of Henry II and Eleanor of...
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susan-brown's picture
Oct.18.2008
Yesterday was an unexpectedly lovely, lovely day from start to finish.  It started out as a usual Friday: I got up, did some housework, took care of...
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former member's picture
Oct.18.2008
by former member
The Best Romance Novel Covers of the year - click on the winner of each category to see the Top Ten and explanations. Also the site doesn't avoid the...
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ershad-mazumder's picture
Oct.17.2008
If you really love me Gaze on the sky When it is midnight You will see me Among the twinkling stars. If you really love me Feel me within your soul...
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former member's picture
Oct.17.2008
by former member
In 1953 a student named Stanley Miller did an experiment showing that the simple chemicals present on the early Earth could give rise to the basic...
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jerry-olasakinju's picture
Oct.17.2008
                    Ever since I started to read books from my childhood, I have always been fascinated by the magic locked up in the white pages of...
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luqman-qadi's picture
Oct.17.2008
There are times when certain despairs in life, seen to resurface during the periods we reflect on present successes. We try to ignore those past...
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