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The Author Collector by Teddi Deppner

The Author Collector by Teddi Deppner

I love really thought-provoking short stories. Bonus points if there’s a creep factor. Think Ray Bradbury or “The Lottery. Teddi Deppner’s The Author Collector doesn’t disappoint. Andy is an author, a not terribly successful one. He has a wife and young son he needs to support. Knowing that being a writer isn’t going to cut it if […]

Conference Notes: Tosca Lee in Florida

Conference Notes: Tosca Lee in Florida

I’m at the Florida Christian Writers Conference this weekend, where Tosca Lee is our keynote speaker. Here is the barest sample of her brilliance, based on my sketchy notes. This is my paraphrase, not verbatim. Her sessions were recorded; when those become available, I’ll let you know. Keynote One Creativity is a divine expression. It’s […]

Wednesday Inspiration

Wednesday Inspiration

“It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.” ― C.S. Lewis Photo credit in picture. “… You must always remember… Whatever their bodies do affects their souls.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters Photo credit – Mural […]

Two Movies To Add To Your List

Two Movies To Add To Your List

Hey, guys! Yeah, still no fall update… I’m continuing to pray through some of those big decisions. This week I’d like to share two movies which have totally inspired me to get back to my writing. 🙂 1.) Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) As a wild youth, elementary school student Shouya Ishida sought to […]

Ten Tolkien Quotes for your Writing Wednesday Revisited

Ten Tolkien Quotes for your Writing Wednesday Revisited

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Quotes to Inspire

Quotes to Inspire

Think you’re too small to accomplish anything worthwhile?

Thoughts on Dunkirk

Thoughts on Dunkirk

Usually I’m not into war movies, but when my siblings said they wanted to see Dunkirk, I tagged along. And I’m really glad I did. The movie centered around the evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk beach, as seen through the eyes of the soldiers being evacuated and the civilian boats coming to […]