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My writing process blog tour [or: how I failed at this "chain letter" thing]

Last week a friend (Mary Ellen Sanger) sent me an email inviting me to be part of writers’ blog “tour.” I followed the instructions, sent out requests to all the writers I thought might be interested & hey, guess what – had no takers. 1,279 more words

Poetry

Tour of Duty

Bullets fly in second action-packed ‘Jarhead’ military adventure

Jarhead 2

Blu-ray $34.98 (Universal 1440 Entertainment)

Inspired by the original Jarhead, based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford’s best-selling 2003 book about his experiences in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, this fictional direct-to-DVD spin-off features an all-new cast in another dusty, nitty-gritty combat adventure, this time as platoon mates stationed in Afghanistan who risk their lives to help a woman escape her Tailban pursuers. 42 more words

Neil Pond