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Ben Hur

This 1891 copy of Ben Hur, a story of a Jewish prince fighting the Roman Empire,  is highly illustrated on nearly every page with fine ink drawings, illustrating a particular element on each page. 48 more words


Ben Hur

Just started my new book, Ben Hur by Lew Wallace.

My initial reaction to finding out what it was about was that maybe I didn’t want to read it. 126 more words

2015: The Year’s Best Books, My Reading, Blogs, and More!

Another year has passed more quickly than I could have ever imagined. I’d like to share with you my reading for the year, as well as my awards for books, movies, and blogs. 2,494 more words

J.W. Wartick


In this remake of the 1925 classic, Charlton Heston plays Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish Prince who’s screwed over by his childhood friend (and former lover?), the Roman Sextus (André Morell). 280 more words


What's the Problem With Exposition? (Part 1)

Let’s be honest, fellow fantasy writers. Plenty of authors have turned the word “exposition” almost into a curse word, and we with our epic plots and magic battles are the worst offenders. 894 more words