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Comic Books - More Than Pretty Pictures

In an article featured in the Books of Soul newsletter, Gary Phillips addresses the unique aspects of writing for comic books.With comic book fans becoming more sophisticated, the mesh of dialogue and art requires a measure of realism and theatrics to keep the reader engaged and relating to the supe

An Ordinary Fool

Do you think really they are fools? Do you think they are playing as tools? It may be that they are real masters.

Writers! - Keep Your Characters Off the Streets!

All writers have favorite characters from history, and exploring them through story-telling is, at times, difficult to resist. I know, having fallen in Mark Twain quicksand and getting out only by making him share the spotlight with two other characters. Here, then, is rule number one, unless you&ap

Reunion by Fred Uhlman - Book Review

This is a superb little book about young men growing up in 1930's Germany. Beautifully written by a craftsman at the peak of his powers, it is the perfect book for anyone who can't tackle huge tomes. Try not to miss it.

Days Are Not Far

Days are not far off when you will run Not the army may follow you with gun! But people will throw rotten eggs on your head and have fun You will be painted black and paraded in hot sun You may wonder and think what has happened to this people They were helpless and never in position or capable How

Ebook Review - Auction Profits Unleashed

An impartial review of Auction Profits Unleashed.The review contains; A list of Ebook Details, A description of the Author, A description of the Ebook, A list of Good Points, A list of Bad Points, and A description of how I have gained from Auction Profits Unleashed.

Life's Reality

A lot of people in this world are proven to be hypocrites. Some people just exist in this world making other people's life miserable pushing people down. I am really wondering why on earth they exist. For what purpose?

Analysis of John Clare's Love Poem "First Love"

"First Love" is one of John Clare's most famous poems and is brilliantly written. This discussion will help the reader to understand the poem better and will help the reader to understand the elements of Clare's poetry.

Europe Historical Romance Novels Online: How to Find Them Easily

There is something powerful and romantic about Europe historical romance novels that captures your hearts. The slow yet passionate story of how two people bloom into a deep loving connection in the older days takes you to travel back in time. Find out more...

Getting Hold of Good Erotic Stories

Getting excited is integral to having a great time in bed with your partner and erotic stories can get you physically excited. These stories have turned out to be saviors to many relationships that are on the verge of break-up. Try it yourself. You may just fall in love with it!

Infinite Quest and Psychic Intuition: I See You

In the blockbuster film Avatar, the Na'Vi greet each other by saying, "I see you." It is in essence the same meaning as the Hindu greeting, Namaste: "The God in me sees the God in you." And while this isn't strictly the meaning I intend when reviewing Infinite Quest, th

Book Review - Joe Biden - Promises to Keep

This 2007 book published by Random House 2007 is not only a personal biography but also a chronicle of political events during Senator Joe Biden's life before he became Vice-President of the United States. Joe Biden was born into a strong Irish Catholic household where family was extremely impo

The Middle Place (EBook Edition)

This is not a "disease of the month" memoir. This is a vital and honest account of family with all of it's divisions, loyalties and alliances.Over the course of the book you get to enjoy and know the entire family:Father, Mother, siblings, husband and children.

The Laid Daughter

There has been a lot of publicity lately centered on the issue of child molestation.Child molestation is a horrific form of child abuse that leaves its victims with a deep loss of self and the inability to cope with life's challenges. The Laid Daughter by Helen Bonner explores another form of c

At Sudden Death

I know many may come to lay the wreath. They may be very sad at my sudden death. What can be felt at somebody's departure? Everybody may say it is end of full tenure.

Book Review - Grace For Tough Times

"These devotions explore human responses to difficult, painful experiences. Discussions about the challenges to faith that inevitably comes in times of trial, and true accounts of how God's grace finds those who continue to seek ...