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robert-earle's picture
Jan.09.2013
Seek My Face was one of the last novels John Updike wrote.   Its premise is this: a thirties-something, serious freelance journalist from New...
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Jan.15.2013
The first segment of my novella, A Train Trip to Murder on Strawberry Point, was published today. Please take a look.  I think you'll like it....
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Jan.15.2013
Richard Holbrooke’s account of his efforts to bring peace to the Balkans--To End A War--is a candid, detailed, and thoughtful study of the practical...
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Jan.19.2013
"My Escapee," a short story collection by Corinna Vallianatos is, like most short story collections, difficult to characterize in general terms....
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Jan.22.2013
  The General’s Son by Miko Peled, son of the legendary Israeli general Matti Peled, is one of those books that is simultaneously disheartening...
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Jan.23.2013
The second segment of my novella, "A Train Trip to Murder on Strawberry Point," featuring my post-Dostoevsky Ivan Karamazov, is appearing at...
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Jan.26.2013
Sherburne--Stories by R.T. Smith   I'm scheduled to moderate a panel on short stories in March that will include discussion of Sherburne by R.T...
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Jan.29.2013
  In  "Talking to the Enemy," social scientist Scott Atran makes an elaborate case for seeking to find common ground with terrorists....
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robert-earle's picture
Feb.01.2013
I'm sometimes asked about my favorite writers and answer citing too many to make much of an impression--either about my taste or the writers...
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Feb.04.2013
We Are Taking Only What We Need, a collection of stories by Stephanie Powell Watts, has a thread running through it that goes something like this:...
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monique-belli's picture
Aug.21.2011
The back porch in the early morning has become my favorite time and place to write.  There is a common, grassy area behind my townhouse with a...
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May.30.2011
About Memorial Day…   Valentine McKay-Riddell, Ph.D. © 2011   There will be comments in this note that may offend those who think of war as...
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heather-stobo's picture
Sep.13.2011
A Beer Tonight: A Bullet Tomorrow - A Travelogue in 40 Parts Chapter 1February 3: Day 1– California, Nevada, Utah - “This looks like a booth at a...
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Aug.21.2011
      I read recently, in the bio of a blog I follow, a statement which said something along the lines of , "When I started...
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Apr.23.2012
I couldn’t post last week’s article without having to comment about it. http://www.sleepers-run.com/2012/04/digital-self-publishing-might-be-bubble....
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Dec.02.2013
by David Vinjamuri For traditionally-published authors, the consistent advice from agents and publishers is “Don’t quit your day job.” That’s not the...
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Oct.07.2011
    Every time we pray sincerely and take vow Touch the feet and commit fresh approach from now But alas! It is only a gimmick We fail to...
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Oct.10.2011
  Cut with weapon   I could see throats are cut with weapon It may be considered killing as gruesome and wanton It takes place in day light...
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Oct.25.2011
  If  you mean to show happiness That will never be seen on face There is today total mad race It will be like running after oasis in any...
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Nov.19.2011
  We are sure   You are the future so we are sure We have witnessed down fall but you may cure With your dedication and simple smile...
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