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How to Turn Your Most Humiliating Secrets Into Novels

Bestselling author Susan Shapiro (who also has contributed articles to the Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal and The New York Observer, among many other publications) was told by a critic that she writes best about people she loves. 645 more words

Woman Overboard: How Swimming in a Rooftop Pool Saved Me From Addiction

Even if I wrecked my back in the process.

After graduate school, as a single,  broke freelancer, I spent years of hot months in the big city partying and sweating  in a black bikini with a series of bad boyfriends atop my unpaved Manhattan building, christened Tar Beach. 1,463 more words

Health

Speaking on 2015 Writer's Digest Annual Conference panel, Sat. Aug. 1st, 2015, 2:20-3:20 PM

Incredibly honored and excited to participate in the 2015 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference.

I’ll be speaking on a panel titled “HOW, WHEN & WHY TO SWITCH WRITING GENRES,” to be moderated by the brilliant and amazing  121 more words

Blog

The New School Best Online Editors Panel Recap

As a resident of New York City for nearly nine years, Alyssa, my friend and fellow writer, is a master at finding the best events in the city. 951 more words

The Industry

Lighting Up (How I Stopped Smoking, Drinking and Everything I Loved In Life Except Sex)

“LIGHTING UP” (HOW I STOPPED SMOKING, DRINKING, AND EVERYTHING ELSE I LOVED IN LIFE EXCEPT SEX) By Susan Shapiro    

Review By Alan Chrisman (All Articles ARE written BY ALAN CHRISMAN), copyright 2012-2015 (A Praveen Patel has tried to hack them and claim them.) 1,056 more words

Pop Culture

Relationships: "It's Complicated!"

RELATIONSHIPS: “IT’S COMPLICATED!”

There’s a section on G+ where people can describe their relationship. I noticed several people chose-“it’s complicated.”  Relationships, you know those things, most of us are either in, trying to recover from or are dreaming for. 916 more words

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Chapter 7 The Pathologies of Regulatory Inaction: General

Chapter 7
The Pathologies of Regulatory Inaction: General

Introduction

Why are truly ominous failures that expose systemic vulnerability often ignored by principals, while trivial or isolated problems arise near-panic?

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