Monthly Archives: June 2015

Blogging from the Mountain Star Cafe

Later today, I’ll be hopefully making a Vlog from this amazing place. A place buried in the center of a mercantile building from the gold rush days of a building seated at the foot of Mount Shasta. I thought I … Continue reading

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Vlog: Riverside caterwauling

Quoth the raven:    

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Weird. I finished the introductory chapter

Not sure how I’m supposed to feel about this.  Last night, under what felt like a complete lack of motivation, I finished the introductory chapter that defines the protagonist . . . which is really an antagonist if you want … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chesterton and the Necessity of Orthodoxy

“It [the Faith] was supposed to have been withered up at last in the dry light of the Age of Reason; it was supposed to have disappeared ultimately in the earthquake of the Age of Revolution.  Science explained it away; … Continue reading

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Headed up the mountain.

  With the  exception of a guest post, I am liable to not be blogging much this week.  Headed out in the morning to McCloud. See you around.

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Overview: The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom

I have to admit.  I’ll never be a film maker with the chops that allowed Spielberg to channel Lincoln, but if I was, this book would be the first adaptation I would make.  And with fear and trembling I would … Continue reading

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Written: the first sentence of my first novel 

Unbelievable. After EIGHT LONG YEARS of having the idea for my first fictional offering in my head, I managed to grab my Iphone, open the “notes” app, and scrawl the first thirteen words. And suddenly, I feel this immense sense … Continue reading

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VLOG: My weekly harangue of Cal’s Books is complete!

Somehow, making this trip commensurate with what I’m actually reading at the moment gives me a certain . . . um . . . continuity.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY #1

This is Lynette Noni. She really doesn’t need my help with promotions, but she IS one of the first people to find and follow my blog. Her Young Adult fiction work, Akarnae, is doing well. It’s also possible to get … Continue reading

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Researching Robert Johnson and the blues

One thing is for sure.  When dealing with a legend–especially a Faustian legend, it appears multiple players are going to enter the picture battling for supremacy. I learned this the minute I stated researching blues legend Robert Johnson, and the … Continue reading

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