2009 Archives

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April 17, 2009:  poet Dobby Gibson, guest host

April 20, 2009: Alternative Avenues in Publishing, open chat

April 22, 2009: Alternative Avenues in Publishing, editor Elizabeth Burton guest host

April 24, 2009: Alternative Avenues in Publishing, author Carmen Shirkey, guest host

April 20, 2009: Children's Literature, author Susan Taylor Brown, guest host

May 4, 2009: Literary Fiction, open chat

May 6, 2009: Literary Fiction, open chat

May 8, 2009: Literary Fiction, author Elise Blackwell, guest host

May 15, 2009: Candace Havens, author guest host

May 22, 2009 author Emily Mandel, guest host

May 25, 2009: Expatriate Literature, open chat

May 27, 2009: Expatriate Literature, open chat

May 29, 2009: Expatriate Literature, guest host Anastasia Ashman, author

June 2, 2009: Great Beach Reads, open chat

June 3, 2009: Great Beach Reads, open chat

June 5, 2009 Great Beach Reads, author Kristina Riggle, guest host

June 22, 2009: Genre Bending Books, open chat Monday

June 24, 2009: Genre Bending Books, open chat Wednesday

June 26, 2009: Genre Bending Books, Malena Lott, guest host

June 29, 2009: Ebooks & Digital Readers, open chat Monday

July 1, 2009: Ebooks & Digital Readers, open chat Wednesday

July 10, 2009: How Real Life Informs Fiction, author Lynne Griffin, guest host

July 13, 2009: Faith, Religion & Mysticism in Fiction, Monday open

July 15, 2009: Faith, Religion & Mysticism in Fiction, Wednesday open

July 17, 2009: Faith, Religion & Mysticism in Fiction, author Carleen Brice, guest host

July 20, 2009: Finding the Fountain of Youth in Fiction, Monday open chat

July 22, 2009: Finding the Fountain of Youth in Fiction, Wednesday open chat

July 24, 2009: Finding the Fountain of Youth in Fiction, author Maggie Dana, guest host

July 27, 2009: The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction, Monday open chat

July 29, 2009: The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction, Wednesday open chat

July 31, 2009: The Fine Line Between fact and Fiction, author Gary Buslik, guest host

August 3, 2009: Novelographies, Or Thinly Veiled Memoir, Monday open chat

August 5, 2009: Novelographies, Or Thinly Veiled Memoir, Wednesday open chat

August 7, 2009: Novelographies, Or Thinly Veiled Memoir, author Karen Weinreb guest host

August 10, 2009: Wordplay and Creative Literary License, Monday open chat

August 12, 2009: Wordplay and Creative Literary License, Wednesday open chat

August 14, 2009: Wordplay and Creative Literary License, author Jag Bhalla guest host

August 17, 2009: How Culture Informs and Directs Storytelling, open chat Monday

August 19, 2009: How Culture Informs and Directs Storytelling, open chat Wednesday

August 21, 2009: How Culture Informs and Directs Storytelling, author Eugenia Kim, guest host

August 24, 2009: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & A Child's Imagination, open chat Monday

August 26, 2009: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & A Child's Imagination, open chat Wednesday

August 28, 2009: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & A Child's Imagination, guest hosts R.J. Anderson and K.A. Holt

August 31, 2009: Transitions, open chat Monday

September 2, 2009: Transitions, open chat Wednesday

September 4, 2009: Transitions, open chat Friday

September 7-11, 2009: Patriotism & World Peace

September 14-16, 2009: Plots, Places & Protagonists, open chat

September 18, 2009: Plots, Places & Protagonists, author Lauren Baratz-Logsted, guest host

September 21-23, 2009: The Creative Battleground, open chat

September 25, 2009: The Creative Battleground, author Steven Pressfield, guest host

September 28, 2009: Indie Publisher Showcase, Publishing Works

September 30, 2009: Indie Publisher Showcase, Chronicle Books

October 2, 2009: Indie Publisher Showcase, Unbridled Books

October 5-7, 2009: Contemporary Inspirational Literature, open chat

October 9, 2009: Contemporary Inspirational Literature, author Trish Ryan, guest host

October 12-14, 2009: Character Faults & Fetishes, open chat

October 16, 2009: author Brooks Sigler, guest host

October 19-23: Family Secrets, open chat & guest host author Teri Coyne

October 26-30: Grit Lit, open chat & guest host Monte Schulz

November 2-6, 2009: Alternate Avenues in Publishing, open chat, guest hosts Gint Aras and Donna Carrick

November 9-13, 2009: Latino Lit, open chat & guest host Luis Alberto Urrea

November 16-18, 2009: The Craft of Writing, open chat & guest host Renni Browne

November 23-27, 2009: Breaking Through Stereotypes, open chat & guest host Tish Cohen

Nov30-Dec4, 2009: A Time to Give, open chat & guest host John Barger

December 7-11, 2009: Family Dynamics, open chat & guest host author Hyatt Bass

December 16-18, 2009: Food & Family, open chat & guest host Suzan Colon