Tag Archives: Charles Martin

What I learned: Maggie, by Charles Martin

I’ve read almost everything Charles Martin has available. Chasing Fireflies is my favorite, and I shared what it taught me in a previous post. Maggie is his second novel – a sequel to The Dead Don’t Dance – and I … Continue reading

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Books on the old Christmas list

Operation Turn the Page(s) is moving along nicely, 2 books finished and good progress in the next two. One of the main reasons I wanted to knock them out was all the books I’m hoping to get for Christmas. I … Continue reading

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What I learned: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

This is one of those books that kept coming up. Seemingly every person, and by person I mean woman, I know read and adores this book. I can’t remember how many ladies encouraged me to read this novel to better … Continue reading

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What I learned: Chasing Fireflies by Charles Martin

Charles Martin’s greatest strength may be in his ability to create setting. The first book I read of his was “When Crickets Cry” and one of the reasons I enjoyed it was imagining Lake Burton, GA where the story took … Continue reading

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What’s Your Genre

One of the reasons Chick-fil-a is successful is because they stick to their “genre” – chicken, or as the cows say, chikin. Many in the writing world believe authors must do the same – discover their genre and stick to it. … Continue reading

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