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Looking for New Contibutors

If you’re a writer or an avid reader, artist or creative professional, the odds are there is something you can do with the RRP Blog. We are looking for contributors […]

Writer’s Thursday (December Special)

Dear Rams and friends, Apologies from your careless blog editor, who was so excited to start off the ski season, she didn’t realise it was Wednesday. So, a day later, […]

Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler

Reverse Chronology Different than the use of flashback—which just shows one scene out of order—reverse chronology is a writing technique that flips the timeline of events completely. The opening scene […]

World Literature Today: Someone Speaks Your Name

    “In this excerpt from Luis García Montero’s third and latest novel, Someone Speaks Your Name, Granada is gray, sad, and frozen in time by Francisco Franco’s dictatorship. But García Montero’s […]

Rains I & II

 A poem by Chase Ambler Rains I & II -I- The first drops lick the glass like highway bugs on windshields. Stirred by the rising winds, an empty grocery bag […]

Stephen’s Tuesday Touch Base

Hi Rams, So it’s finally my first Touch Base Tuesday!! I had planned to do one earlier but I’ve just started a new job and suddenly we’re in the middle […]

Hemidactylus Frenatus

 A poem by Chase Ambler He called me Chichak, watched me hunt around the light bulb. He inspected ceilings, walls, closet doors, and found no ropes, no wires, no strings— […]

Barnes & Noble Review: Girl at War

If you grew up in the nineties like me, then you probably are not familiar with the conflict that arose in the Balkan region of Europe during that time period. […]

Inquisitive: Part 16

By Hassan Izzo I sighed with relief as I collapsed down onto my bed. God it feels good to be home. I felt mentally exhausted. “Seven days. It’s incredible. I […]

Tuk-Tuk

 A poem by Chase Ambler   A few baht admits you to the piercing gasoline stench, the waft of grilled meat through smoke, the air hanging with water, the orchids […]

Inquisitive: Part 15

By Hassan Izzo I stood up again. “What happened to the girl?” “She rejected the opportunity to become an agent for our mission out of hand.” “So, what happened to […]

Thursday Tracks

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ I remember riding the Light Rail one day and really noticing some of the monochromatic landscapes that it passes through. The only […]

Inquisitive: Part 14

By Hassan Izzo I watched and listened to my grandmother explaining the intricacies and plot details of this on-going battle with a feeling of detachment. My anger and disbelief were […]

My Girlfriend’s Grandpa

 A poem by Chase Ambler Photo credit to CERAC ~ Reflection ~ First of all, the title really dates this poem. I haven’t thought of my wife as my girlfriend […]

Barnes & Noble Review: Academy Street

Not all novels need to be long in order to deliver an unforgettable story. Academy Street is Mary Costello’s first novel and it’s finding much success in the book business! Check out […]