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Chicago author Alice Liddell was my guest last Friday

Ardain Isma Chicago author Alice Liddell was my guest last Friday in The Conversation. As every week, I interview an author for the CSMS Magazine weekly literary show called The Conversation. From now on, I will share a summary with…
To all romance novelists

Ardain Isma To all romance novelists, this moment in time could be used to deepen the inspiration and put LOVE at the forefront in this race for a vaccine. Your beautiful prose can go a long way in appeasing grief,…
The way things were pre-Covid

Ardain Isma In time of uncertainty, writers pull their strength for the well of their past—souvenirs from priceless times. I’m one of the Covidiots who has become nostalgic to the way things were, and I refuse to be cowed by…