The Question You Need to Ask Before You Write – THE WRITE LIFE: “You may be writing a novel or a blog post or even an essay for school. It doesn’t matter what you’re writing. It matters how you’re writing.”
Crime and Punishment Starring…Batman – AGAIN WITH THE COMICS: ” Crime and Punishment, originally written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, was brilliantly adapted here by R. Sikoryak, as seen through a Dick Sprang Batman filter. This marriage of Classic Russian Literature and the Caped Crusader of Gotham also serves as further proof, if any were needed, that everything is better with Batman.”
This Old Grammar Trick Still Works – HUFFPOST BOOKS: “Back in ye olden days (okay, about thirty years ago) elementary school students were taught how to diagram sentences. The theory was that it would be easier to learn the parts of a sentence by seeing the underlying structure. However, as educators moved in the direction of free expression and away from basic mechanics, the diagramming system developed by Reed and Kellogg fell out of fashion.” (Added Bonus: This is a fantastic tool for understanding Biblical Epistles!)
Write Better By Reading – BLOGGING THEOLOGICALLY: There are certain authors whose books are about as much fun for me to read as chewing glass. Some are written so poorly that, in my cynical moments, I wonder whether their authors are functionally illiterate or simply hate words. Most of these are written by pastors and academics, sadly.
The Trailer for Gods and Kings: