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Posted by | July 2, 2017
Why Creativity Without God is Futile

Direction before launching into a new creative project Here is another post referencing my takeaways from the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference at Biola University in La Mirada.   What if...

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Posted by | June 29, 2017
Omitting Quotes in Fiction

Why excising quotes in our fiction is nothing to fear While I was in the MFA at Mills College in the 90s, I omitted quotation marks in my fiction. Wherever...

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Posted by | June 14, 2017
Book Review: As My Parents Age by Cynthia Ruchti

BOOK REVIEW Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote that the bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. At the core of this message are two...

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Posted by | October 27, 2016
Book Review: The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders

BOOK REVIEW You may not quite know what you’ll read here, but this curious book of expressions from around the world will introduce you to how similes, idioms, or proverbs...

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Posted by | July 2, 2016
Book Review: George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation 

BOOK REVIEW If you’re gearing up for Independence Day, you must recall the year 1776. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by...

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Posted by | June 13, 2016
Book Review: Dorothea’s Eyes by Barb Rosenstock

BOOK REVIEW During a trip to the library with my children, I perused the aisles of picture books nestled tightly between chipped wooden shelves. I was drawn to a table...

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Posted by | October 5, 2013
A Better Way to Take Flight in the Homeschool Before Memories Slip Away

Just like the balloon that slipped away, so has the first week of homeschool I could never take back the failures I made in the homeschool, but I can only...

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