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The Great …

   I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoyed writing it. A little inspiration can go a long way. This story was hatched on a cool Georgia night around a brand new fire pit. My daughter recently … Continue reading

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A Couple of Writing Milestones

This year I’ve been blessed with the opportunity of being published in a couple of places, outside of my own blog. Don’t get me wrong, I get tons of fulfillment from blogging and cherish everyone who reads my articles here … Continue reading

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Reading the works of Flannery O’Connor

Over the summer, I’ve been reading works by Flannery O’Conner. For those who don’t know, O’Conner was born in Savannah Georgia and is well known for her literary fiction. She wrote two novels Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear … Continue reading

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The Great Divorce On Stage

My wife took me to a play on Father’s Day. Many of you are familiar with The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis. Well, the Fellowship for Performing Arts has taken the story to the stage. In a nutshell, the story … Continue reading

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Building Mountains – A Truth Story

My name is Emily Harris, and I want to thank Scott for allowing me to say a few words about my truth story. I will say, he did a great job capturing the essence of my past struggles in only … Continue reading

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Family Fiction Short Story Contest

You may have noticed that the frequency of my posting has gone down the past few months. But that doesn’t mean I have stopped writing. On the contrary. I’m working on several new stories, and I’ve been submitting some to … Continue reading

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How Things Turn Out – A Short Story

Creativity often comes like a thief in the night. It breaks into your mind when you’re not expecting it. The story I’m about to share came about from that kind of invasion. As I was enjoying one of my other … Continue reading

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But it Worked for King Solomon!

As he read his Bible on the cabin porch, Old Man Jed heard an awful commotion in the distance. Across the pasture he spotted some strange goings-on. “Must be those two Darcy boys,” he said to himself. He pulled both … Continue reading

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Bigfoot and the Battle of Hiccup Creek

Cannon balls collided with tree trunks, shattering them and sending splinters in all directions. Occasional bullets whistled overhead, and fist-sized rocks streamed in from an unknown source. Whole sections of the forest were now set ablaze. Only four feet wide, … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Ends

Thank God it was only a dream. Tim Hyatt awoke, startled and now as alert as a wild animal evading the huntsman. He clutched the bed sheets as if his life depended on them, like a man hanging from a … Continue reading

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Writing Advice from CS Lewis

Okay, if you haven’t noticed, I’ve mentioned CS Lewis in my last two posts.  I’ve been a huge fan of his fiction and nonfiction writing.  The Chronicles of Narnia stories are my favorite.  Long ago, my wonderful fourth grade teacher, … Continue reading

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A Short Story Gift for You

I can’t think of a better way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War than to write a short story involving one of the battles fought in Spotsylvania, Virginia.  I credit the inspiration for this story to … Continue reading

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The Guide – an Update

One year has passed since the debut of my novel, The Guide.  It’s been an adventure, and I’ve learned a lot.  I would like to thank all of you who have purchased a copy and shown an interest in my … Continue reading

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An Outdoor Short Story

I recently befriended a fellow blogger, a southern boy from Alabama.  Rusty Cockrell is a wonderful outdoor writer and an avid outdoorsman.  I just had to share one of his stories about nature.  It’s a 3 part story–a short read, … Continue reading

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The Guide – Now Available!

My novel, The Guide, is finally complete and available through Booklocker and Amazon.  Three years ago the book began as an idea.  For years, I knew I wanted to write a book, but just didn’t know the subject matter.  God … Continue reading

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Evil In The Crosshairs

Welcome to my site.  I have spent about 3 years writing my first novel–The Guide. It’s been a blast and I’ve learned a lot about writing.  I thank my wife and family for their patience and support.  I also want … Continue reading

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