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The Fact about Fiction

Everything in this story is true. Except those parts that aren’t, and even they are true.

Homer Hickam – On Between the Lines, talking about… 312 more words

Barry Kibrick

The Writing Secrets of a Best-Selling Author Revealed

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a special event. This one was in my hometown, my own backyard you might say. It was fairly low-key and inexpensive, a fundraiser for our local library. 1,109 more words


Press Relase: First Ever Rocket Boys WV Film Reclamation Project

Legendary West Virginia cult movie Paradise Park gets second life; teams with Homer Hickam’s Rocket Boys Festival for major joint initiative and reclamation collaboration

Who: Film Makers of seminal WV filmed movie Paradise Park and Homer Hickam’s Rocket Boys Festival; filmmaker Danny Boyd and movie cast members, Rocket Boys festival director William Scott Hill… 209 more words


Carrying Albert Home: A Review

It didn’t take me long to fall in love with Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam, and with my own trip booked to Florida, I knew this was going to be the perfect vacation read. 341 more words


Carrying Albert Home -- Book Review

The story of how my parents carried Albert home was a bit more than their fanciful tales of youthful adventure. Put all together, it was their witness and testimony to what is heaven’s greatest and perhaps only true gift, that strange and marvelous emotion we inadequately call love.

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Book Reviews

Memoir Workshop at Hubbard Public Library

The Hubbard Public Library is taking part in the One Book/One Community project, encouraging library patrons to read bestseller Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam, Jr., the book that inspired the movie… 39 more words


Hacklet 68 - Rocket Projects

There’s just something amazing about counting down and watching a rocket lift off the pad, soaring high into the sky. The excitement is multiplied when the rocket is one you built yourself.  519 more words