Writers, Connect Your Dots

Recommended Reading for Writers I’m speaking for a group of writers tonight and thought I’d create some quick links to my favorite resources that I’ll be recommending. If you are a writer or you know a writer, here are some great books for connecting the dots between your spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional health as a writer. If you have a favorite writing resource, feel free to leave it in a comment and I’ll add it to a future post. Michelle

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Taking On Deuteronomy

Can Deuteronomy be the basis for a fiction story that contains solid Biblical truth? I’m about to find out. This week I’m tackling a 500 page work of fiction titled “The Deuteronomy Project” by Richard B. Couser. Several months ago, Couser went to be with the Lord after a battle with cancer, and in honor of his life and his writing, I’m hosting his last writing project on tour on my blog. In his preface, Couser said this is “a valuable resource for those who long to understand the Scriptures but are reluctant to read dry, academic, or narrowly sectarian […]

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The Cattle on 1000 Hills

Recently, I spent a week in California and it was a refreshing break from the Wisconsin Narnia. For the non-Narnia fans that’s never-ending winter. Now, lest the rest of you who live in tundra climates feel a twinge of envy, I must admit that I was near San Francisco and the February temps there were in the 50’s and 60’s. Not exactly basking in the sun, but certainly a reminder of Spring! And I’ll also admit that they’re in their rainy season, so I didn’t see the sun until the fourth day of my trip. But the rain made it […]

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“Daniel’s Den” Book Review

Michelle’s Review of “Daniel’s Den”: With today’s economy, it isn’t difficult to imagine an investment scheme complete with government involvement. And it isn’t hard to envision the desperation of a criminal who wants to cover his tracks. In “Daniel’s Den” author Brandt Dodson had the foresight to craft a plot that seems more like non-fiction in light of everything happening recently in the news. Successful stock analyst Daniel Borden’s career is on an upward track until a co-worker’s crime snags him in a web of deception. Ironically, proving his innocence is going to mean running. The book begins with two […]

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