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Black Writers Reunion and Conference Labor Day Weekend 2012

For all my writers out there, mark your calenders, stop procrastinating and start writing! Stop making all the old excuses: ‘No one will be interested in what I’m writing.’ ‘There are too many writers. I’ll never get published anyway.’ ‘I … Continue reading

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Powder Girl of the Day: Isabel Allende

I read my first Isabel Allende novel–Daughter of Fortune–while I was teaching English as a Second Language in Vitrolles, France. I was having a serious bout of home sickness and stopped by an English language bookstore, picking her novel up … Continue reading

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Powder Girl of the Day: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler was one of the few African-American Sci Fi writers in existence. Some of her ideas were damn near game changing for me. I read Wild Seed when I was about 19 and have been hooked ever since. I … Continue reading

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