Stories that Matter

Feature Friday! Welcome Author Richard Mabry!

Every Friday I will endeavor to feature a new author. Yes, you can rub shoulders with some of the greatest authors out there today right here, folks! At least I think they’re pretty great. Hope you meet some new friends and find some new books to read! To kick off our first Feature Friday, I’m…
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Have You Ever Waited For Something?

Of course you have! We all have something in our lives, perhaps daily, that we need to wait for. Writing is all about playing the waiting game isn’t it? If you’d like to read about waiting and learn a bit more about me, please join me over at  The WordServe WaterCooler  today. And now I’d like…
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What's On Your Christmas List?

Incase you need reminding, Christmas is just around the corner! I hope you’re excited, because I sure am. It is without a doubt, my favorite holiday of all. I’ve started decorating and we’ll probably get the tree up this week. My kids won’t be home until right before Christmas this year, so we’ll see if…
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The Program

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not exceptionally gifted in the area of organization. The fact that I’ve actually managed to come up with a focussed blog is nothing short of a miracle. However, I’ve realized that I also need to narrow down the focus. Blogging about books all the time might be fun,…
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Do You Think About The Author?

I know many of you who review books also write them, so you probably don’t need to read this post. But I have a question for you. As a reviewer, do you ever stop to ask yourself this, “How will my words directly impact this author?” I don’t write a ton of reviews. I will…
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Chit Chat – The Hunger Games

So I may be one of the last people on earth to read The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, but I’ve just finished it. I heard all about it when it first came out. A lot of my friends read it and raved about it. I didn’t get around to reading it. Truthfully, I wasn’t…
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What Are You Reading Right Now?

Every now and then, I’ll throw this question out at you. What’s on your nightstand or Kindle or whatever, RIGHT NOW? And if you’re one of those lucky people who can manage to read several books at the same time, which one is really grabbing you the most? Why?
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Writing A Review – What Makes The Difference For You?

 Being the curious being that I am, I’m always asking questions. Always asking “Why?” “Why’d you do that?” “Why’d you say that?” “Why in the heck are you wearing that…” Okay, I digress. As an author, a published author since March 2011, I’ve had to curtail my obsession with the why questions, because sometimes I’m…
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Talking Books

Okay, let’s talk about books. We love them. Reading them. Writing them. For those of us who write them, the challenge comes in trying to keep up with our always growing TBR pile, right? I struggled with this for a long time, but this past year I’ve read a lot of really good books. Have…
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How This Works…

I usually have a bit of trouble explaining myself, (yes, I know I’m a writer), so it’s no wonder I’ve received a few emails from confused people. Let me try and break it down. This blog is for READERS. This blog is for READERS WHO REVIEW CHRISTIAN FICTION. This blog is for AUTHORS WHO WRITE…
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