Author Archives: Katherine Wacker

About Katherine Wacker

Katherine Wacker is currently a reviewer for Bethany House Publishers, and Howard Books. She is a Craftsman graduate of the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild. She holds a B.A in History from San Diego State-Imperial Valley Campus. In her spare time she likes to read books, watch sports, and do jigsaw puzzles. She lives at home with her parents, her dog, Roscoe, and kitty, Lily.

The Man Behind The Music

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Charles Dickens In A Train Crash By Sebastian Murphy-bates

A Christmas Carol author Charles Dickens suffered post-traumatic stress from a train disaster that killed 10 and wounded 40, a newly-discovered letter suggests. Seven carriages plunged off a bridge in the Staplehurst rail crash of 1865 after a train derailed … Continue reading

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Elizabeth I revealed as secret scribe of historic manuscript By Rebecca Jones

  A manuscript written by Queen Elizabeth I has been discovered after lying unnoticed for more than a century. A literary historian from the University of East Anglia made the startling find in Lambeth Palace Library in London. He turned … Continue reading

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Fifty Random Things I’m Thankful For in 2019

Mama. That. Is. All. Lily, our new kitty. Thank you, Elizabeth! Roscoe who is a comfort to me Watching football with Dad The Truth Matters Conference My Husker blanket The President and First Lady. My office. Pastor Mac Brunson Three … Continue reading

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What Was on the Menu at the First Thanksgiving? By Megan Gambino

The history of the holiday meal tells us that turkey was always the centerpiece, but other courses have since disappeared Today, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner includes any number of dishes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied yams, cranberry sauce and pumpkin … Continue reading

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Music For Thanksgiving Monday

   

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Review of West Like Lightning

In his book, West Like Lightning: The Brief Legendary Ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice chronicles the 18-month span of one of the most fabled epochs of Old West history. DeFelice describes every stop on the historic route across … Continue reading

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Review of Long Way Gone

  In his novel, Long Way Gone, Charles Martin tells the story of Cooper O’Conner, the son of a traveling evangelist, who has had enough of his father, his father’s message, and his father’s God. After a confrontation, Cooper steals … Continue reading

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Review of Stan Musial: An American Life

  In his book, Stan Musial: An American Life, renown sports journalist, George Vecsey gives an in-depth and intimate look at one of the greatest baseball players to walk on the field. Musial may not have received the press of … Continue reading

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Time Management for Authors is Cyclical & Varies By Season by Karen Whiting

Authors manage more than writing. We really have seasons throughout cycle of creating and launching books. In certain time periods, we focus on one aspect more than another. Spring: Seeds of Ideas In spring farmers plant chooses the seeds to … Continue reading

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