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Posts Tagged ‘love’

Contest: Six Words on “Why You Didn’t Call Back”

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

We heard many amazing stories while on tour for Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak. As we went from bookstore to bookstore meeting six-word memoirists, they shared a lot of love, and even more heartbreak. Yet hope springs eternal, and at Tattered Cover Books in Denver, we met author and dating coach Rachel Greenwald*, who’s [...]

Larry in Drag (well, a SK*RT)

Monday, April 21st, 2008

This week I’m the guest editor over at SK*RT, the online community dedicated to finding the best stories on the Web as determined by its members. Like Digg, the more community members click on stories, the more prominently the stories are displayed. SK*RT has a certain feminine mystique about it, but, largely, good stories are [...]

Oh, for the love of…love.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Happy Hallmark Day everyone! Greetings from L.A, where the strike is over, no one takes the bus, and we had ourselves a fabulous little Six-Word soiree last night with our friends at True Media. They’re launching a sexy new site called True Hookup Confessions, where you can spend your V-day (or any other day) revealing [...]

Weird Job: Soul Mate

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Valentine’s Day is just a week a way, and over at the PopuList we’re asking for your 100-word stories about the craziest thing you’ve ever done for love. From The Christian Science Monitor comes a love story either get you super jazzed about this, ahem, “holiday” or reconsider your commitment to your life partner. It’s [...]

The Notes We Carry: Other People’s Love Letters

Monday, February 4th, 2008

A Western Union telegram from the 1940s. An “I Love You” scribbled in red pen on a book of matches from the late ’90s. A postcard, Post-it note, fraying napkin. An email, text message or string of emoticon. A million IMs. These are the shapes and forms, spanning nearly a century, of the myriad testimonials of the heart and head in Other People’s Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See, edited by Bill Shapiro.

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