Category Archives: words

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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The Fifth of November

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! Guy Fawkes and his companions Did the scheme contrive, To blow the King and Parliament All … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Writer Who Brought Nancy Drew To Life By Jennifer Fisher

  Nancy Drew struggled this way and that. She twisted and squirmed. She kicked and clawed. But she was powerless in the grip of the man. ‘Little wildcat! You won’t do any more scratching when I get through with you!’ … Continue reading

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History Books Every Conservative Should Read

History (U.S.) 48 Liberal Lies (That You Probably Learned in School) by Dr. Larry Schweikart ** A History of the American People by Paul Johnson A Patriot’s History of the United States by Dr. Larry Schweikart ** Constitution of the … Continue reading

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6 Reasons For You To Consider Writing By Tim Challies

Over the past few weeks writing has been tough. I don’t think this is anything more than the natural ebb and flow of the writer’s life—there are moments where the words come easily and moments where they seem locked inside. … Continue reading

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October By Robert Frost

O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin … Continue reading

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The Importance of Christian Biography by Nate Pickowicz

The blessings that come from reading Christian biography cannot be fully enumerated or overstated. There is a measure of comfort, joy, and inspiration that comes from beholding the hand of God in the lives of His flawed yet faithful servants. … Continue reading

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