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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.05.2014
                I’ve written before about how my dog Remy has taught me about living, not that I’ve...
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kevin-arnold's picture
Jul.01.2012
In WINDOWS 7, by default, when you hover your mouse pointer over many items on the screen, after a brief moment Windows automatically opens the...
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jt-ellison's picture
Mar.06.2009
Promotion. It's a dirty word to many of us - a necessary evil, but an evil, nonetheless. I was in South Carolina this past weekend at the incredibly...
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ericka-lutz's picture
May.25.2008
I didn't enjoy my affluent public high school in Marin. I worked like hell to graduate early from that cesspool of privilege and small-mindedness,...
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bob-david-calhoun's picture
Jan.24.2013
Note the fine reading material on Jimmy Stewart's coffee table. It’s around 4 a.m. I can’t get to sleep. Vertigo is on one of the Starz HD channels....
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jess-wells's picture
Nov.17.2012
I continually research information about the trades in the Middle Ages: how things were made, what crafts and activities took place in a village....
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blair-kilpatrick's picture
Apr.23.2013
I try to be selective about passing along Facebook images. But this graphic, titled Equality is Not Always Justice, caught my eye. Visually...
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marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Mar.03.2012
Yes, the censorship issue continues to rankle and there is much upon which I could update you, but I'll save that for tomorrow. Today is Saturday,...
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james-whyle's picture
Apr.17.2014
The journalist’s problem is that he doesn’t know. He doesn’t know how long the adjournment will last. He has to talk through it, describing what has...
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dale-estey's picture
Aug.26.2010
The Café Louvre: a surviving jewel from Prague’s café heyday  Chris Johnstone Café society was a reality in Prague and many other Czech towns and...
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ericka-lutz's picture
Oct.24.2008
A hellish day. Drama! Worry, tears, anger, fretting... don't bother yourself about the details but suffice it to say that mothering a teenage...
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terence-clarke's picture
Aug.03.2008
89Cuando yo muera quiero tus manos en mis ojos: quiero la luz y el trigo de tus manos amadas pasar una vez más sobre mí su frescura: sentir la...
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ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Apr.30.2008
By the standards of this case, most American girls would be murdered in their mid teens. And protecting the privacy of the perpetrator, sentencing...
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tim-wise's picture
Apr.25.2010
Let’s play a game, shall we? The name of the game is called "Imagine." The way it’s played is simple: we’ll envision recent happenings in...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Jun.11.2012
Last year, I wrote a piece called “My Realities—How to Market Your Book or Watch It Die.” I ended the piece explaining what I was about to do with...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Oct.08.2012
In the eighties, I was selling tile in Woodland Hills, and I was writing short stories that I showed few people. I felt naked in the stories. I knew...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Jul.23.2011
I recently met a writer friend, Gary Phillips, at Versailles, a fabulous Cuban restaurant in Los Angeles where a mixture of citrus juices slam into...
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monty-heying's picture
Aug.04.2012
There is a scale of sympathy that characters tread in the course of a story. We need to like or sympathize with our heroes and despise our villains....
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mary-wagner's picture
Jun.12.2011
One of my favorites essays, written early into my experience as a blogger after I started my "Running with Stilettos" website, was called...
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phil-bronstein's picture
Apr.21.2009
Waterboarding is for amateurs. This weekend, I visited the reconstruction of a medieval castle in Calistoga, imported by vintner Daryl Sattui brick-...
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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.