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  • I had long phonecalls with my agent, Michelle Tessler, and Anika┬ľafter having the characters live in my imagination for so long, it wasan honor to have thoughtful talks about them, to have Anikaand Michelle's perspective on who they were, and how theydeveloped.

    Amanda Eyre Ward about the genesis of her short stories, including those collected in Love Stories in This Town, and how her writing style has evolved over the years.

  • But he wasan order-of-battle analyst, and his job involved not walking around.

    Moving Day

  • The pundits in fact areglossing overit by saying that Barack, also used 'southern cadence', as if him doing so wasan impersonation as well.

    Rangel Will Back Hillary

  • Beneath a natural stone outcropping arching over the road and then through Chiavenna we went there, a wiry man and his young assistant were gluing up circus posters on the telephone poles, past the customs checkpoint, such as it wasan Italian swing of the chin, a Swiss wavethen up and up and up and up.

    The Italian Summer

  • In her book Silent Spring, Carson decried the broad use of DDT.8 As Reason science correspondent Ron Bailey wrote, Carson wasan effective popularizer of the idea that children were especially vulnerable to the carcinogenic effects of synthetic chemicals.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • I had thought that episode two wasan unsurpassable mound of careless writing and reeking cliches torn bodily from their graves.

    Primeval Season 3 Episode 3: Why It Sucked « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • Still, the whole mess had resulted in me learning a lot about who Natasha wasan out-of-the-closet lesbian with a still-closeted girlfriend whom shed do pretty much anything to protectand she had learned a lot about me.

    Untouchable

  • Since the alternative wasan afternoon listening to people complain about things he could do nothing about, he took Haraket's advice, left the lists in his quarters, and called Avatre down from her sunning post.

    Aerie

  • Relationships often began well, only to end in shock and wariness on the part of his partners when they found out he wasan intuit.

    The Mocking Program

  • At the head of the column, before the banner, wasan honor guard in the scarlet tunics of the Free City.

    The Shadow Sorceress

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