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Book Review: Writing Jane Austen

Writing Jane Austen, by Elizabeth Aston Reading this book, I found far more similarities between the heroine, one Georgina Jackson, and the author concerning their respective attempts to write within the world of Jane Austen than the author would probably … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardening In The Northwest

Gardening In The Northwest, by the editors of Sunset Magazine And Sunset Books I have found it to be an immensely intriguing thing that the Northwest has so many regional guides on gardening.  Admittedly, I probably would have noticed other … Continue reading

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Book Review: Guerrilla Marketing For Writers

Guerrilla Marketing For Writers:  100 No-Cost, Low-Cost Weapons For Selling Your Work, by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, Michael Larson, and David L. Hancock I enjoyed reading this book.  As a writer, someone who enjoys both the solitary cave-dwelling existence … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sixty Poems

Sixty Poems, by Charles Simic This book is a way better book than its title would suggest, and way more coherent as well.  As far as reasons for the existence of this best-of collection [1], this book has a worthwhile … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Apostolic Fathers:  Part Two (Writings)

What writings are part of the Apostolic Fathers and how should we organize them.  There are several ways that we can approach this question, and I would like to begin by introducing the works of the Apostolic Fathers we will … Continue reading

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An Imaginary Failed Book Proposal Conversation About The Didache

I’m glad you were interested in talking with me about the book proposal my congregation’s leadership team had come up with.  I understand that you’re a busy publisher and I did not want to waste your time with a book … Continue reading

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An Imaginary Conversation Between Barnabas And A Publisher

Thank you for coming into my office today.  Your name is Barnabas, right?  I thought so.  Anyway, I think you know why I invited you here to talk about the latest book proposal that we have been working on.  Excuse … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Nobody Read

The Book Nobody Read:  Chasing The Revolutions Of Nicolaus Copernicus, by Owen Gingerich The author takes as his title for book a reference from novelist Arthur Koestler [1], who thought that the masterpiece by Copernicus was a worst seller that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of The Book Launch Party

The Art Of The Book Launch Party, by Theresa Sopko [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] At some point some weeks ago–I cannot remember now exactly when–I downloaded this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Launch Your Dream

Launch Your Dream:  A 30-Day Plan For Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession, by Dale Partridge [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should go without saying … Continue reading

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