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His Great-Grandfathers' Boy

“Why in the world would you let your son buy a book about war?” This was the question posed to me at a thrift store by the well-meaning woman behind the counter.  1,449 more words

Giving Thanks

The Deeps, Part 7

Many times in our busy days we anticipate taking in a game, or maybe go out join a team and play one of our favorite sports, when the time becomes available. 2,006 more words


G1/E5 - "Athenized"

It’s been three years later and Iclan is now 15 years of age. Iclan’s mother, Ica, went back to the IFW, leaving the planet throneless. Iture was given his position back, to give authority to the planet. 979 more words


Writing a Novel - The Outline And First Draft

In the first part of this guide, I covered the planning stages for writing a novel, from character conception to building every aspect of your world. 2,472 more words


A Bloody, Dangerous Game

The Middle East is dangerous, complicated, and generally just plain messed up. You may respond to that statement by saying, “Yeah, and the sun rose this morning,” or something less polite. 849 more words


Something That Must Be Made Clear

There is truth and there are lies. There is truth and there are lies. There is truth and there are lies. There is truth and there are lies. 298 more words