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WHAT MAKES A FAMILY?

A family need not be a mother, father, sister, brother. Thankfully, we live in a diverse world. Today, in any random-neighborhood, suburban street, or city block, a single mother with three children, might live next to a couple who, married … Continue reading

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THE SMELL OF LOVE AND OTHER EMOTIONS

Smells can bring back a flood of memories, or elicit a visceral reaction based on a traumatic experience. It’s funny, I grew up among a generation of grandparents who smoked like chimneys. I live my adult life as a member … Continue reading

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IF I SHOW YOU MINE, WILL YOU SHOW ME YOURS?

New Year’s Resolutions It’s that time of year, again. I’m taking stock of my accomplishments. 2009 was a great year, filled with milestones in my writing life. My short story, Lessons from a Squirrel appeared in the Pisgah Review, and … Continue reading

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JOIN ME ON BLOG TALK RADIO!

The show RedRoseAuthor: Lisa Lipkind Leibow writes about SMART WOMEN! will air at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2009. Copy or click the following link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rrp-authors/2009/11/29/redroseauthor-lisa-lipkind-leibow-writes-about-smart-women. And do not forget, if you want to call in live and speak … Continue reading

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SPECIAL GUEST: AUTHOR LAURA BRECK!

I am pleased to welcome to Fodder for Fiction, the very talented Laura Breck, author of Secret Vegas Lives! BIO: One of the primary goals of my writing is to give readers a world into which they can escape the stress … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month Has Begun!

Today marks the first day of National Novel Writing Month. It’s the event that taught me to write drunk, revise sober. I started another new first draft, an alternate history story that has been percolating for a while, but is not … Continue reading

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MY FIRST BOOK SIGNING EVENT – ALBANY, SEPT. 2009

Sorry it took me so long to post these photos! Things have been so busy on the Double Out and Back Virtual Tour ’09 that I haven’t had a chance to fill you in on my live appearances. My publisher … Continue reading

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National Book Festival 2009

I had a fantastic time at the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 27, 2009. I volunteered this year and was assigned to the Fiction and Fantasy Tent — the perfect place for me! I got to meet John Grisham, Jodi … Continue reading

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Chandy’s First Love

RRP First Love Contest Exerpt from Double Out and Back Chandy shouted intermittently as her view changed from straight up at the sky to diving toward earth. The disc rotated enough to keep vistas constantly changing. She experienced a unique … Continue reading

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Be A Double Out and Back Groupie!

Starting September 1 through September 30 Double Out and Back and I will be on a Virtual Book Tour! Here are the some of my planned blog stops. Check back for updates as the month goes on! 09/01/09 Zensanity http://zensanity.blogspot.com/09/02/09 … Continue reading

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