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To Learn or Not to Learn by Marilyn Turk

Have you ever met someone who seems to know it all? Or maybe you’ve dealt with children who believe they know more than you do? It’s very frustrating to deal with these people because when you try to help them … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day -Thumbs Up or Down?

Valentine’s Day -Thumbs Up or Down? by Lyn Cote Last Thursday I took part in a Valentine’s Day Party on Facebook. One of the authors asked the readers–How did you meet your husband or true love? It seemed an appropriate … Continue reading

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The Everyday Heroes

The Everyday Heroes By Margaret Daley I’m starting a new series called Everyday Heroes. I finished a long series about Strong Women and had so much fun writing about women who went through difficult, extraordinary situations. I featured different professional … Continue reading

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Celebrate You’re Beautiful by Julie Arduini

Last month I shared that after a season of adversity with our teen daughter transitioning to junior high, she came up with a story to encourage girls. I promised if she kept going with it, I’d write it. She plotted … Continue reading

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Welcome Guest Author DiAnn Mills

Please join me in welcoming DiAnn Mills to Christians Read today. DiAnn, thank you for joining us. It’s always a pleasure to learn from you. Can you tell us how is a Christian Novel Different? I’m often asked how a Christian … Continue reading

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Writing is Finger-Painting with Words

by Jim Denney A few years ago, I taught a workshop at a writer’s conference. After one session, a young woman came up to me and said, “My problem is that I never finish anything. I’m so afraid that someone … Continue reading

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Step three on our journey

Last time, I promised we would explore some of the themes I discovered in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. I hope you enjoy this next phase of our journey. Remember this was research for my master’s thesis, so if it sounds … Continue reading

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New Release – Nowhere to Run by Mary Alford

Sometimes, when we find ourselves in a situation that seem out of control and hopeless, the best place to turn it to God. He is there with us no matter what we face in life. Today, I’d like to share a little … Continue reading

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Let it Snow, TBR and New Release by Elizabeth Goddard

Happy Saturday!   I had planned to go to town—thirty minutes away–and buy groceries today. A normal Saturday routine for most. Also, I’m in desperate need of a pedicure so thought I’d slip one of those in too. But wouldn’t … Continue reading

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NON-FICTION? NOT ME

  That’s what I thought since my love was novel writing, although I had published a few articles, short stories, devotions and blogs about things of interest to me. But one evening after classes at the May Blue Ridge Conference, … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote Part of the Overcomers by Margaret Daley

Why I Wrote Part of the Overcomers By Margaret Daley When some writers I knew started talking about some of their problems they had as they grew up, an idea took root. We decided to write about our experiences dealing … Continue reading

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Value, Perspective, and Jesus by Julie Arduini

It was this time four years ago we got serious and started looking for what I called “our forever home.” It took until late summer with a lot of home tours and a failed (but blessed) attempt, but as I … Continue reading

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The Right Word

By Marilyn Turk Writers are always searching for the right word, that word that captures the truest meaning of the moment in our stories. We try to abstain from the “weasel” words, the weak words that are commonplace like “just,” … Continue reading

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Another step on our journey

Please excuse my late post! I had it mostly planned, but four trips to the VA with my dear hubby in the past week sort of took over my brain. The good news is that David is doing well after … Continue reading

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What Lies Ahead…

Even though it is mid-January and the New Year is underway, the rest of the year stretches out before us with endless possibilities. As a grandmother, I can only imagine the possibilities of fun times ahead for me and my … Continue reading

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