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Jewels from Festival of Faith & Writing

The Festival of Faith & Writing was short on tulips this year, but still rich in jewels from writers of many kinds.  Some glints from the riches: 262 more words


Why Fundamentalists Fear Books

When I traveled with Teen Mania (an evangelical youth missions organization) in the late 90s, there were some really popular books that it seemed like… 1,147 more words


Update: The Festival of Faith and Writing, Grand Rapids, MI

This weekend I am attending the Festival of Faith and Writing in Grand Rapids, MI. Stay tuned for quotes, and thoughts, and reflections over the next few days!

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Sneak Peek at My Goodreads To-Read List

If you’ve been following along for a while now, you know I’ve been doing a blog series on Goodreads. Today I want to talk about one of my favorite Goodreads features. 351 more words


Marilynne Robinson & the Image Bearers - Festival of Faith & Writing 2012

“Which ‘image of God’ is it that you wish to harm?” Marilynne Robinson asked in her plenary talk to an auditorium full of writers, artists and readers at this year’s Festival of Faith and Writing 515 more words


9 Things I Learned at the Festival of Faith & Writing 2012

1. (Getting Your Hustle On: The Icky, Necessary Art of Self-Promotion…) Use a hashtag (#) before a specific topic/word when tweeting includes that tweet in a list easily found in a search for that subject (e.g., #inspiring) at twitter.com. 280 more words

What Makes A Novel Good

Is Rich Michelson As Good As Anybody?

This past weekend I was privileged to attend the Festival of Faith & Writing at Calvin College. I went to a lot of the sessions and was practically drowned in ideas and information; there’s a lot to process, and I’m only just beginning to look over the notes I took. 468 more words