September 30th, 2009

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

I spotted this reminder today:

Connie Schultz | http://messenger.truthout.org/ss/link.php?M=242986&N=292&C=77df04b1af279a19325f241f5f8dcb2c&L=2773
Connie Schultz, Truthout: "We call them school librarians, but in these contentious times, I'm inclined to call them heroes. Now is as good a time as any to mention that this is Banned Books Week, which is sponsored annually by the American Library Association to celebrate the freedom to read."
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This Week on Gaiatribe...

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Featured Community:

Most folks on LiveJournal belong to a bunch of communities. Some of the good ones are kind of obscure. The "Featured Community" meme encourages people to share their favorite communities.

  1. Cite a community that you enjoy. 
  2. Summarize its purpose and parameters. 
  3. Invite your audience to join the community and/or reply with their favorite communities.


Today's featured community is: sfwriters

This community is mainly for people who enjoy writing science fiction of any flavor. However, SF readers may also want to take a peek, if you enjoy seeing how things are made. Here you'll find discussions of writing techniques, questions and answers, talk about common genre motifs, and prompts for writing challenges.