Category Archives: Thursday’s Thoughts

Hey, Y’all (Contemplations on “You” Plural) (Part 1)

Before we begin, a word about the images in this post: To avoid lawsuits by photographers for using their work without permission, I’ve been limiting my image use to those that: 1) I have permission to use; 2) I take … Continue reading

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Thinking about Scenes

When I first got started with this fiction writing thing, I was a little surprised to see discussions about “scenes.” What’s this? We’re not writing screen or stage plays here. Being a bit dense, it took me awhile to get … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Previewing Ransom in the Rock

Earlier this week, my friend Michelle Griep tagged me in a “blog hop,” and I’m playing along. The rules of the game: I link to Michelle’s blog (check), list the rules (check), answer the ten questions below (getting to that), … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts: Blogging

Yeah. Blogging. That’s what I’m thinking about today. I’ve been blogging consistently for several months now (as opposed to posting whenever I felt like it), and the results have voided the saying, “If you build it, they will come.” Because … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts: Pray Every Where (1 Tim 2:8)

I planned to post a book review today. But just after I’d drafted it, I got a phone call telling me about the unexpected death of the daughter of a dear sister in Christ. This call came after I’d received … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts: What’s a Writer to Do?

The holidays are over, the guests have gone home, Craig is recovering from a knock-down-drag-out with bronchitis, and I haven’t gotten sick yet. It’s now time to get on with life. And to decide what all that entails. Over the … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts: Poetry

The kids are visiting, which gives me better things to do than blog. (No offense, but it’s true.) So I’ll take the lazy way out and send you over to my post of yesterday on Speculative Faith. As you may … Continue reading

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