Category Archives: words

Moonrise

I awoke in the Midsummer not to call night, in the white and the walk of the morning: The moon, dwindled and thinned to the fringe of a finger-nail held to the candle, Or paring of paradisaical fruit, lovely in … Continue reading

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Contemporary and Historical Fiction Combine by Peter Leavell

Trend-lists in publishing always include historical fiction. It’s hot and has been for quite some time. There’s something about reliving the horrors or glory of the past, all the while knowing the outcome, that’s satisfying. Experts call it post-traumatic exposure … Continue reading

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English Words that are not Commonly Known

Every language has a list of rarely used words that very few people know. They are not commonly known because they are rarely needed. Why bother learning something that you will not use..right? But for us, language nerds, that’s what … Continue reading

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Review of The Daring Mission of William Tyndale

  In his book, The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, Steven J. Lawson takes an inspiring look at renowned theologian, brilliant lexicographer and translator, and famous English Reformer, William Tyndale. Driven by a burning desire to see God’s Word distributed … Continue reading

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Review of Ballistic

  In Mark Greaney’s Ballistic, Court Gentry is hunted but sees himself as the hunter. When Gentry’s friend Eddie is murdered, Court is determined to bring the killers to justice. To do this, he must travel deep into Mexico and … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life . . . By Deborah Raney

One of the things I love most about my job as a writer is that it is rarely boring. Each day looks a little different and if I get weary of one aspect of my job, there’s always another that’s … Continue reading

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Review of Isaac’s Storm

  In his book, Isaac’s Storm: A Man, A Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, Erik Larson records a riveting description of the horrific storm that devastated Galveston, Texas, in 1900. Through eyewitness testimony of meteorologist Isaac Cline, as … Continue reading

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