This week’s pick is a piece by a two-author team. I have always been fascinated by co-authored books. Being a little of a loner and having done a smidgeon of writing myself, I can’t imagine how a co-author deal would work, yet we have seen it work time and again in all forms. I have to admit, again, to my penchant for the horror/thriller genre and say that genre is just about the only one I’ve seen a successful co-author project. (Think Stephen King and Peter Straub’s dual hits “The Talisman” and “Black House”) So I shouldn’t be
In this week’s installment of a new feature – Editor’s Pick of the week – we highlight a non-fiction, religious piece by Robert. W. Fuller called Religion and Science: A Beautiful Friendship?
“I like this piece from author Robert Fuller, who explores the controversial and traditional standoff between the religious camps and the scientific community in a respectful manner that is crammed with critical thinking. I’ve seen far too much animosity and hostility in debates related to this subject and it is a pleasant change to see someone attempting to debate the subject with respect and dignity, casting
What is it that makes bad writing bad? Well, that is a rather subjective judgement call. According to the writer of this WSJ article, “[i]t’s impossible to define bad writing because no one would agree on a definition.” This is true. Bad writing for me is likely to not be the same as bad writing for you.
To be completely honest, I am somewhat of a book snob. I have been known to turn up my nose, sniff and repeatedly utter “My word!” in a very Miss Marple-esque way when I encounter what I deem to be