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Sometimes the journey is only the beginning . . .
Michael Archer might not have been able to save Ben Carstairs, but he vowed to carry out Ben’s dying wish...
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In the 1870s American West, Michael Archer, wracked by guilt over having killed once again, embarks on a mission to clear the name of a man wrongly executed for murder...
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The past has a way of catching up with you... Michael and Rachel have everything to look forward to and no reason to look back, or so they thought. In the midst of the newlyweds' trials and triumphs...
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Discerning Criticism

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The right word at the right time is like a custom-made piece of jewelry, And a wise friend’s timely reprimand is like a gold ring slipped on your finger.

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What Inspires Me?

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What inspires the plumber, the carpenter, the lawyer, the teacher, the mechanic, the nurse, the pastor to go to work every day?

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You’re Never Too Old

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C. S. Lewis   As Al Borland used to say on the first Tim Allen show, Home Improvement, “I don’t think so, Tim.” Usually, when Tim was about to blow something up that shouldn’t blow up. …

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Beta Readers: Friend or Foe?

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Who Are Beta Readers? Who is a beta reader and why should we use them? In a nutshell, a beta reader is someone who reads our manuscript before we send it out to a professional editor or submit to an agent. Their role is to focus on the story itself …

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Proverbs for Writers: BE a Writer

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This is another in my periodic series on proverbs for writers. The inspiration comes from the book of Proverbs and how a particular verse strikes me. I don’t go looking for them. And I’m not looking to preach. I’m seeking to share a word from God that applies to me …

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Key Qualities in a Writing Partner, Part 2

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EMPATHY is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. It’s also called the ability to put oneself in another person’s shoes. Why is this important in a writing partnership? As we know, the act of writing is an activity we do alone. I may be at one …

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