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Oct.13.2008
When I had my first short story published four years ago, I thought, This is it.  This is all I have ever dreamed of.  I can now die happy as a writer.  Then I had my second story published, and I felt, Well, good for you, two stories published is certainly better than one.  Then some agents read...
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Jul.30.2008
As I stood outside our home in Santa Monica yesterday after the earthquake, having apparently done exactly the opposite of what I was supposed to do, which is stay inside, find something heavy like a desk or a dining table, and crawl beneath it in case a rain of debris comes down on you ("...
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