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Hymn Writer Extraordinaire – Fanny Crosby by Vance Christie

In an era filled with prominent Gospel song composers, Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) became the world’s premiere hymn writer of her day. A number of her hymns are still sung and appreciated by Christians around the world today. The fascinating story … Continue reading

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The White House Wedding: A Solve-the-Mystery Blog Tour by Radha Vatsal.

BLOG POST #1: INTRODUCTION   Read the posts and solve a mystery linked to President Wilson’s 1915 wedding to Edith Bolling Galt.  The new First Lady and Woodrow Wilson make a dramatic appearance in Murder Between the Lines, the second … Continue reading

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One of the Books I Should Read Before I Die….

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Beren and Lúthien: Tolkien’s Greatest Love Story By Joseph Pearce

There are many great literary love stories. Apart from fairytale princesses and their trysts with charming princes, we think perhaps of Romeo and Juliet, or Helen and Paris, or Odysseus and Penelope, or Aeneas and Dido, or Dante and Beatrice. … Continue reading

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The A to Zen of a Writer’s Life By Chris Breechen

A while back I saw a poster called the “A to Zen of Life.”  It had “Dali Lama” written across it in cursive so I know it was totally legitimate Dali Lama quotes.  I thought that an “A to Zen … Continue reading

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Maturing Writers By Peter Leavell

A few years ago, after bedtime, my daughter would come into our room. Sometimes she was scared. Or she needed a drink. As she grew, she wanted to talk about God. Other nights, life was getting her down. At the … Continue reading

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12 of Our All-Time Favorite Quotes About Writing By Crafty House

There’s something about a quote that’s eloquently written about a topic you’re absolutely in love with that just stops your heart for a second. And these people certainly know how to say it right! Read our favorite quotes about reading … Continue reading

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