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Lectures: Books, the Architecture of the Mind

Books and words are the gears that churn move the engine of thought. My last lecture from Lewolkien 2018.

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Lectures: Lewis and Tolkien on Story

Lewis and Tolkien are my two favorite writers. And their writings about the power of story are just as wonderful as their fictional tales. Here’s a talk I gave on this subject at Lewolkien 2018.

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Year Five in the Books

Year five in the books certainly brought unexpected challenges. But I learned a lot and grew in my writing as I navigated 2017’s stormy waters.

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Jots and Tittles #2: Today had more than enough life of its own

Editing notes, publication news, and a bout of second guessing syndrome.

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Quote: dull pencil joke

A light hearted quote. Don’t take this “writing advice” too seriously. This dull pencil joke shows that even writers can poke fun at themselves.

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The power of a name

The names of characters are integral to the story. Of all the thousands of words which make up a story, they are, I would argue, the most important.

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searching for socks I probably do this kind of searching more often. Argh! Where is that extra sock???

Strangest Browser Searches

So, maybe I’m not the most savvy researcher out there. But I do search up things for my writing from time to time. What are your strangest browser searches?

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And it came from the blog: Inspirational posts

If I had to choose, posting meditations and musings on life is probably my favorite kind of blogging. What back…

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