Hardest Thing To Do


Angela Breidenbach

Angie's Place

Drama Getting in the Way of Your Dreams?

Would it bother you to stand before Christ at the end of your life and explain why you didn’t achieve the dream He gave you? Bills pile up. The car blows a flat on the highway. Two kids get sick, but there’s no more...

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Loree Lough

Loree's Lough Down

The Bittersweet Scent of Rejection

We can lessen the sting by acknowledging that notables of yore, such as William Golding (Lord of the Flies), Joseph Heller (Catch-22), George Orwell (Animal Farm), and Anne Frank, all received numerous rejections before their manuscripts were snapped up...

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

The Help

The Help is a fabulous rendition of Kathryn Stockett’s book, featuring a stellar cast and wonderful script. Set in the 1960s in Jackson, Mississippi, it is a fictional civil rights tale where the heroes are...

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How NOT To Get Published

Thomas Smith

Questions That Perplex the Mind and Upset the Digestive System

Questions about writing tend to perplex the mind and upset the digestive system. In an effort to be helpful (okay, to make the editor of this magazine happy), I will attempt to answer some of them.

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