• High Five Friday!!

    Christmas came early for some writers and December was an awesome month! Lena Nelson Dooley has been the featured author on the December cover of Christian Fiction Online Magazine, which also features an interesting interview. She is also featured in the lead article…

  • Trailer Tuesday – Fear No Evil

    Need a little suspense in between holidays? Watch the trailer for Robin Carroll’s Fear No Evil a 2011 Carol Award Finalist.     [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91CAoOnUY28]    With his father in a nursing home and his mother needing support, former Great Smoky Mountains…

  • Merry Christmas and Bring a Hankie!

    Maybe you’ve seen this YouTube video of a flash mob at the Redondo Beach, California, Galleria. Rachelle Gardner shared it on her blog yesterday. It’s very moving and well worth the watch—even if you’ve seen it before. Thanks to Journey of…

  • 19th Century Humor

    I enjoy perusing through the 19th century volumes in Google Books. While looking for a “potato salad” recipe, I came across the joke below in The Young Wife’s Cook Book, copyright 1870. I was especially interested in the term “ditto” as I…