Category Archives: Writing

New Research Explains How The Pen Is Mightier Than The Keyboard

How do you take notes? On a computer? with a pen and paper? Not at all? Well a new study is showing how taking notes a certain way may actually help you more effectively learn information. We wish we could … Continue reading

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Why FISA-gate Is Scarier Than Watergate By Victor Davis Hanson

The Watergate scandal of 1972-74 was uncovered largely because of outraged Democratic politicians and a bulldog media. They both claimed that they had saved American democracy from the Nixon administration’s attempt to warp the CIA and FBI to cover up … Continue reading

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On Writing Books and Getting Published By Kevin DeYoung

It’s one of the questions I get asked most frequently: “I want to write a book and get published. What advice do you have?” Sometimes the questioners are just looking for an in, as in, “Can you send this to … Continue reading

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5 Great Resolutions for Writers and Language Nerds By Kimberly Joki

    Lose a few pounds. Quit a bad habit. Get organized. You name it. You’ve vowed it at the beginning of a new year. Perhaps you have been successful with your resolutions. In that case, you need a fresh … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol By John Broich

After a particularly bleak year, millions in the English-speaking world and beyond will seek some comfort by watching a converted miser in a nightshirt, skipping about as light as a feather. “Whoop! Hallo! …What’s to-day my fine fellow?” Published 173 … Continue reading

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Jesus Isn’t Threatened by Your Christmas Gifts By Tim Challies

  Christmas is fast approaching and, not surprisingly, my kids are looking forward to seeing what’s under the tree. The girls, at least, are still young enough that they are waiting with bated breath to learn what treasures they’ll be … Continue reading

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10 Tricks, Tips, And Techniques To Beat Writer’s Block

Writer’s block can happen at any time, usually just as you’re about to sit down in front of the computer and type your masterpiece. It doesn’t matter if you have a five-page personal essay, 10-page short story, or your master’s … Continue reading

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