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Create to Serve

Why do I write? Now, I write, not to be the best selling author or to establish a legacy that lives on after I’m gone to be with God. I write because God gave me that gift and it is a way to thank him and serve him.

Quoting Scripture

I am sure most U.S. readers are aware of the commotion stirred by Jeff Session’s abuse of a Bible passage. Thankfully, there was an outcry against the misuse by even Trump supporting evangelicals. To quote scripture out of context to credit our understanding of an issue cheapens the value of […]

“Am I boring you, Mr. Jones?” Professor Magnus folds his arms across his chest and awaits a response. The twenty or so students of English 301 stare in the direction of the professor’s glare. “No sir.” Justin struggles to regain connection with his current surroundings only to find forty two […]

Dreamcast … or Not

A Twitter group I follow, #authorconfession, asked us to respond to this suggestion: “If your book became a movie, who would be your dream cat?” At first, I wasn’t going to respond, because I prefer my readers form their own visualization of the characters. Then, I thought readers could and […]

The Bible Is Overrated= GQ

My social media is buzzing about a GQ article listing the Bible as one of twenty-one books you don’t have to read stating that many of these “great books” have “not aged well.” I’m not sure why this causes so much attention and excitement.  If it surprises you that someone […]

April Event

As part of celebrating the Spencer County Bicentennial in 2018, the library is hosting  a  Homegrown Author Fair. Each author will do a  reading from one of their books, as well as, have  books to sell.  Refreshments and prize drawings every half-hour starting at   5:30 Confirmed authors: Carol ‘Ubelhor’ Troesch, Joanie […]

Have You Ever Seen a Green Diamond?

You may own a clear cut diamond or two. Chocolate diamonds are a fairly recent phenomenon, White diamonds have been around awhile. The term blood diamond is associated with Africa, I believe. But have you ever seen a green diamond? If you’re an American – North or Central -or a […]

Busted

Thought I’d confess. Sunday was not a great day for my March Madness Bracket. Three of the four NCAA Division I teams I had picked for the Final Four didn’t even make it to the Sweet Sixteen or Elite Eight, so they’re definitely not Final Four teams. Now, if that […]