No, it’s not “ninja time,” and you don’t have to worry about running into mutated teenage turtles. Not yet, anyway. The truth of the matter is much more mundane; a pipe layer and an engineer found a Medieval sword in the sewer they were replacing in Aalborg, Denmark. People keep finding ancient swords in the … Continue reading The Sword in the….. Sewer?!
Catholicism has a long, storied history in the Land of the Rising Sun. For two hundred years, most Westerners were banned from Japan in order to prevent the spread of the Faith. Japanese converts and the Occidental priests who ministered to them were put to death when caught practicing the Faith. Shut out for so … Continue reading Rare Scroll for Instructing Catechumens Discovered in Japan
It is the day we have all been waiting for! Cirsova’s Summer Special is LIVE right now! My novelette, “Halcyon,” is the cover story and I cannot wait to hear your thoughts on it. Head on over to Amazon or Barnes & Noble to pick up your copy today! And if the cover art for this issue has impressed … Continue reading Bulletin: Cirsova’s Summer Special – Out NOW!
I am on hiatus from my Vocational Vivications post this week again, readers. Until I return, please enjoy this excellent post from K. M. Weiland: Sometimes I think everything I learned about life I learned from The Andy Griffith Show. For instance, in the episode “Andy Discovers America,” when Andy is incredulous about the new school teacher … Continue reading Reposted: 4 Challenges of Writing for a Modern Audience
Be careful what you wish for, Alexander Hellene! Over at Amatopia, Alex stated that he wished there were more novels focusing on unlikely characters – i.e. protagonists with disabilities, handicaps, and other atypical features. He offers a very compelling argument for such fictional heroes and heroines here. So imagine the lightbulb going off in this … Continue reading An Unlikely Character
Click the link below to learn more, readers: Female Librarians on Horseback Delivering Books, ca. 1930s 1930s | November 11, 2017 In the 1930s, many people living in isolated communities had very little access to jobs, let alone a good education for their children. In Kentucky, they had isolated mountain communities which could only get … Continue reading Librarians on Horseback?
Take a look at this fantastic article by Meg Dowell from Novelty Revisions, readers: Are Procrastinators Actually More Productive Writers? I have always been a chronic procrastinator. I submitted the application for my first writing internship — the one that would eventually lead to my first editing job — five minutes before the cutoff … Continue reading Reposted: Are Procrastinators Actually More Productive Writers?