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Thursday, 10 December 2009 10:49

Hometown Hero Hulk Hogan Autobiography: My Life Outside the Ring Featured

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Hulk Hogan at his Barnes and Nobles book signing - Photo by Brad KuglerTo promote his new autobiography, My Life Outside the Ring, hometown hero Hulk Hogan stopped by the Barnes and Nobles on US 19 on November 9th to sign autographs and greet an endless line of fans, all enthused with “Hulkamania”.

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 17:08

Writing Contest - Through Nov. 30

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Writing ContestDelphi Academy of Florida is hosting a writing contest for writers from around the world.  There are two main sections: Science Fiction/Fantasy (1000 word max) and a 6 word short story (the best example of this is Hemingway’s “For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn.”).

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Universal Declaration of Human RightsThe issue of Human Rights has grown since the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights was written by Eleanor Roosevelt on December 10, 1948.

To highlight the importance of the significance of this issue, Poets for Human Rights is issuing a call for entries for their two contests.

 

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Deep Carnivale Will Take Place September 12 and 13Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words, Tampa’s premier literature festival, takes place Saturday, September 12-13, 2009, from 10 AM to 5 PM. Dozens of authors, poets, songwriters and artists will present work on multiple stages in the Performing Arts Building of Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus. The event is free and open to the public. The venue is located at the corner of 14th Street and Palm Avenue.

Organized by The Artists and Writers Group, Inc., in partnership with Hillsborough Community College-Ybor City Campus, this is the third year of a celebration of writing and reading that brings artists representing a diverse range of writing styles, ages, experience, and cultural backgrounds together to share their love of literature and related art forms with the Tampa Bay community.

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Gloria Tesch, The World's Youngest Published NovelistGloria Tesch began writing her first novel at the ripe old age of eleven, and celebrated her thirteenth birthday with the publication of her debut book. “Maradonia and the Seven Bridges,” a sweeping epic journey into a fantastical world of magic and power, earned Gloria the distinction of being the world’s youngest published author.