Category Archives: Writing

Masterful Mysteries

I like mysteries. They are definitely one of my favorite genres. (The other is historical fiction, so I get especially pleased when I find a book that combines the two, like Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael series or Ruth Downie’s Medicus.) … Continue reading

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The Resident – Part 3

Fiction by Dr. Kevin Dautremont In his “Divine Comedy”, Dante struggles through the Nine Circles of Hell before passing through Purgatorio to reach Paridiso. I’m not sure how many circles I’ve made it through but I did finally get a … Continue reading

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Dialogue

I like dialogue. I enjoy reading it and writing it. Dialogue is an invaluable component of any story. It allows you to advance the plot, fill in back story, develop characters, reveal conflict, and increase tension. Dialogue must realistic but … Continue reading

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Book Review – Cross Roads by W. Paul Young

W. Paul Young has written another book. He now offers us the novel Cross Roads, from Faith Words Publishing. Young, as I’m sure you know, was the author of the controversial and wildly successful The Shack. Of course, a lot … Continue reading

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The Resident – Part 2

Fiction by Dr. Kevin Dautremont I used to think Cudworth hated me. Not anymore. Hate is an emotion and I’m pretty sure Cudworth is incapable of any emotions. Sorry, that’s Doctor Cudworth to people like you and worms like me. … Continue reading

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The Resident – Part 1

Fiction by Dr. Kevin Dautremont I wanted to be just like Yakov. Yakov was cool. He was also impervious to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or at least to the scalpels and barbs of General Surgery. Of course, … Continue reading

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Video: Wendy Nelles on The Word Guild and Imago

Go to http://http://bit.ly/U1748E  to view the video. And remember “Hot Apple Cider” and “A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider“ can both be purchased through The Word Guild website or through Amazon

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The Books are here, the Books are here!

There’s a scene in the Steve Martin movie The Jerk in which Martin jumps up and down and exclaims “The new phone book’s here, the new phone book’s here!” When his employer asks why he’s getting so excited over nothing, … Continue reading

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