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The Number One Rule in Great Story-Writing

A great storyteller can bring a character to life, metaphorically speaking. There’s no one who does it better than the novelist and poet Wendell Berry. His Port William “membership” is replete with memorable characters, and his Burley Coulter is one … Continue reading

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On the Anniversary of the Death of C. S. Lewis

A Google search for C. S. Lewis will produce nearly 58 million hits. If a person were to look at each site for 30 seconds, then go on to the next one, and do this without stopping to eat or … Continue reading

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When did doubt become a virtue?

I don’t know when doubt became a virtue, but it has. “Doubt,” as the author John Eldridge puts, “is in.” Superman would have a hard time getting a job in today’s marketplace. Contemporary heroes are doubters: they doubt themselves and … Continue reading

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