Monthly Archives: January 2012

Boys in Cars Can Make You Want to Cry


An adolescent boy stands on a downtown street corner. The white tip of a pocket peeks out below the frayed fabric of his cut-off jean shorts. A white t-shirt clings to his thin chest. A baseball cap sits cockeyed on … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Moose Kind


Linda Rondeau is one of my writing critique partners. We met at the 2008 American Christian Fiction Writers Conference in Minneapolis that she references in this post. Her first book, The Other Side of Darkness, debuted in the Fall of … Continue reading

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Do I Look Good In White?


White! That’s the only color available? And robes? What is this a health spa? In Revelation 7, John the Apostle describes a scene in heaven. After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Say About Wearing Red Shirts?


In fiction you have main heroes, rounded characters, and flat ones. An example of a flat character is the Star Trek guy in a red shirt. You know the one. Recon party goes to Planet X to investigate some mysterious … Continue reading

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Meet Thee Author


This post is longer than usual and certainly different from my others, but stick with me on this one. I’m sharing more than the opening chapter to my book, Dark Eyes, Deep Eyes, currently wending its way through WestBow Press’s … Continue reading

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Fear Freezes, But One Question Melts Doubts


Pushing a button or … Pushing a shovel … Which is harder? Today I’ve done both. And, for me, pushing a button proved the more difficult. Why? Because fear freezes my heart faster than a Wisconsin winter wind freezes water. … Continue reading

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Why Am I A Businessman?


This is an article by guest blogger Chris Patton. His website is Christian Faith At Work where he writes about his Christian faith lived out in the every day world of business. Don’t hold me to the exact numbers, but … Continue reading

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