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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Feb.03.2012 - 12:56 pm
posted by Kristen J. Tsetsi
The Paper Rats deconstruct some common writer stereotypes. Which one are you?
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Feb.02.2012 - 11:03 pm
posted by Michael Provitera
Dr. Michael Provitera creates a new word. The new word is "Motrapreneur." This is the first of a host of videos for his book "Mastering Self-Motivation." This video covers the book's introduction and...
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Feb.02.2012 - 6:17 am
posted by Kristen J. Tsetsi
Yes, we participated in the Sh*t [X people] Say meme, but with a twist. Enjoy!
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Feb.01.2012 - 8:08 pm
posted by Caroline Leavitt
As Inside the Writers' Studio discovered, writers say a lot of $#!+. Writers, as you'd probably expect, have more $#!+ to say than most people. This video stars Kristen Tsetsi and R.J. Keller, and...
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Feb.01.2012 - 9:20 am
posted by Chris Dee
Previously on Cat-Tales:All emotion had drained from Batman’s eyes, leaving only a gaze of focused control and icy detachment.  It held for a heartbeat, then the ice melted and emotion...
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Jan.31.2012 - 7:15 pm
posted by Christina Hamlett
My review of a must-have book for anyone who has ever wondered why their film projects still aren't selling.
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Jan.31.2012 - 5:03 pm
  For years I've been feeling like I should be doing more with my photos. So I chose 200 that I felt might have the power to uplift. Because I think it's a powerful form of Paying It Forward to...
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Jan.30.2012 - 10:58 pm
posted by Rachelle Vaughn
My name is Olivia Sharpe. I live in glitzy Las Vegas at the top of the Sharpe Hotel and Casino, shut away from the world just the way I like it. Five years ago, the first and only time I gave myself...
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Jan.30.2012 - 10:57 pm
posted by Rachelle Vaughn
As Allison Monroe balances work, school and her elderly Gram, she has little time left for herself. Sure, she secretly dreams of a fairytale romance, but she is content living vicariously through her...
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Jan.28.2012 - 5:24 pm
posted by Sheila English
National Geographic Super Readers get kids excited about reading. Gorgeous photography and high interest topics are presented in a kid friendly format designed to suit your child’s reading level. Go...
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Jul.30.2008 - 1:55 pm
posted by Christopher Meeks
In this three-minute video, Christopher Meeks introduces his second collection of short fiction, Months and Seasons. Actress CC Pulitzer reads an excerpt from the story "A Whisker."
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Jul.10.2008 - 8:35 pm
posted by Amy Tan
A 20-minute talk given at the 2008 TED Conference on the subject of creativity.
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May.22.2008 - 4:10 pm
In this short, older video, Maxine Hong Kingston is interviewed about violence in modern culture and literature, as well the power of words and idealism.
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Apr.13.2008 - 8:15 pm
posted by Rosemary Jones
This is what happens when you compliment a fellow author on his cool book trailer. He kindly offers to make one for your books. So three cheers for James Davis (and do look for his books in the...
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Mar.23.2011 - 11:47 am
posted by Thomas Keller
Chef Thomas Keller's prepares Bouchon's classic roast chicken.
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Jan.09.2008 - 4:40 pm
posted by Clinton Fein
Clinton Fein's latest exhibition, Torture, which opened in San Francisco in January 2007 is a shocking and defiant exploration of America's approach to torture under the Bush administration. A...
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Feb.12.2011 - 8:28 am
So many interesting thing have happened to me while on the road as a writer, but the bottom line is writer's write.
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May.24.2011 - 2:51 am
Religion is become out of control, and it is now time to fight for secular values. I don't have anything against religions, as long as they are personal matters.
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Nov.13.2007 - 2:07 pm
Litquake 2007, Feisty Femmes: Facing Challenge With Humor, Grace, and Brains
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