The mere mention of southern cuisine conjures up mind-images of moss covered cypress alongside lazy dirt roads. A tale set in the South, without the smells, tastes, and devotion put into its dishes would feel like half a tale. It's as essential as the characters and…Continue
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Realtor and occasional amateur sleuth Regan McHenry keeps chocolate chip cookie dough in her freezer ready to take and bake at open houses to create a homey feel. It’s an old Realtor trick, well, that and putting a drop of vanilla on an electric burner to accomplish the…Continue
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Saturday night I watched the showing of Nancy Kates’s marvelous documentary about Susan Sontag at the Tribeca Film Festival. I was lucky enough to belong to the board of advisors for the film, and that brought me to a reception before it was shown. A few of us (including Terry Castle, from her essay on “Notes on…Continue
Beauty is a variation of Snow White…except Queen Veda is Ana’s real mother, and, instead of using a magical mirror, she continually checks her status as most beautiful in…Continue
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In my last post I chronicled the long and winding road I travelled to a contract for my new memoir. I feel incredibly lucky, but, as I’m sure you know, getting a book contract is only part of the publishing picture.
In the same message telling my wonderful agent that my memoir had been accepted, the kindly editor added a kind of warning, or at least a very strong…Continue
In about four weeks, Breathless: An American Girl in Paris, my new memoir, will be officially published. So soon, you say, didn’t you publish a book in 2011? Two years ago? What is this, speed writing? Yes and then no.
I’d be thrilled if I were the sort of writer who could produce a new book every…Continue
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At some point in the interesting new movie Frances Ha someone declares: “Twenty-seven is old.” In his enthusiastic review film critic A.O. Scott observes: “while that may in some sense be…Continue
Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series presents the following award-winning writers reading from their works on the theme “New” on May 9, 2013 at Studio 333 in Sausalito. There are always new words to be heard, to inspire, amaze, and move you at WTAW, and this event will be no exception. Doors open at 7 pm; readings begin at 7:15. $10. Bring extra cash for books and booze. See the WTAW…Continue
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Swing on over to http://juliecantrell.wordpress.com/journal/ and leave a comment regarding today's interview with award-winnning novelist Nancy Rue...you could win fabulous prizes including $200! It's not too late...share, tweet, post about it on your blogsites...spread the word about this Harley riding fiction writer who pens inspirational stories for all ages.
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Medium Nancy Meryl says "just because you can't see something doesn't mean that it doesn't exist.” And she should know. Since she was a young girl, Nancy had been receiving messages from people who have passed on.
As an adult, Nancy decided to make it her life’s work to use her gift to help people receive messages from their loved ones. The Interview.…Continue
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R.LYNN is a multi-genre author based in Canada. She wrote The Descendants Saga series, Daughters of…Continue
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Today's post is a new poem, "American Dream", complemented by an image by Nancy Davis Rosback. The poem was not inspired by the image, which was taken recently when Nancy traveled to Arizona.
The poem is my contribution to One Stop Poetry's "One Shot Wednesday" event, which begins later today.
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