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Literature of Desire

One of the compliments that my fiction writing sometimes receives is the natural sounding dialogue.  While any writer will swoon over even the slightest compliment, when someone praises my dialogue, I can’t help but think of that Dolly Parton line, … Continue reading

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The Corinthian Connection

First Corinthians was referenced in at least two instances today.  First, President Obama referenced it directly when he said, “We remain a young nation, but in the words of Scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things.”  Then, … Continue reading

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The Literate President

Mr. Obama has said that he wrote “very bad poetry” in college and his biographer David Mendell suggests that he once “harbored some thoughts of writing fiction as an avocation.” For that matter, “Dreams From My Father” evinces an instinctive … Continue reading

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