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How I Develop a Heroine

Readers often ask how an author develops the heroine of his or her book. The temptation for a male author is to use his wife or girl friend as the heroine. I will admit that for my first book, Chased … Continue reading

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Does Profanity Add Quality to Writing?

Early in this blog, I wrote a post about the use of profanity in literature. I am not ashamed to be against unlimited use of profanity. In my own writing, I severely limit the use of profanity to dialogue and … Continue reading

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On-line Apologetics Conference

Conferences and conventions can be exciting, but attending one can be a pain unless it is in your own city.  Thus over the years, I began to choose carefully what conferences I would attend.  Not only is there the conference … Continue reading

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Australian Dialect

In the last post, I discussed my attempt to write dialogue in the Australian dialect. While we were in Australia, my wife and I collected a list of unique Australian terms. I must give credit to my son and his … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Profanity in Literature

We no longer expect any god to strike down our enemy just because we spoke an oath or a curse. God is no longer expected to enforce truthful answers from someone who swears to say the truth. Modern society is … Continue reading

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