October 3, 2018

Note: The following article is an excerpt from November 2017 post titled WRITE, DIE, OR GO NUMB, a brief exploration of my literary saints. Today is 3 October, the birthday of the very first of my saints, early twentieth century American author, Thomas Wolfe, perhaps t...

July 12, 2018

"To unlock the heart is to know its secrets, or as close as we may come, to hear its soft inner voice, a thing love alone can achieve, in any context, and the sonnet is just musical enough to do the heavy lifting."

June 22, 2018

"YOU ENJOYED WRITING THIS." His words grinning. It was the first compliment of its kind. The book he was referring to was MAJESTIE: THE KING BEHIND THE KING JAMES BIBLE (Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins, 2011). I grinned back. He was right. I did enjoy writing this book an...

June 18, 2018

Note: This article was written for those I met and/or taught at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer's Conference in May. However, the article encourages writers, so instead of a personal letter, I posted this under the ongoing WRITES heading. For more about the c...

March 19, 2018

A BELOVED FRIEND OF MINE, an author, has listened to the audio version ofmy TYNDALEbook more than thirty times. Perhaps forty. Though the count changes every time we speak, it is not an exaggeration. On his Florida trips, which he takes often, he listens to the entire...

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This category explores the craft of writing, looking to its masters on occasion. WRITES looks at the English language, the forces that shape it, that 

make it sing the way it does. 

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The good stuff. Life happens. And when it takes on the nature of a mystery, you need language. A comedy, a tragedy, a kindness, all have speech of their own. David Teems has the ear for it.

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