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Category "Literature"

A guide to writing a character sketch

A guide to writing a character sketch

When writing character sketches, you are introducing your reader to someone. You want your reader to be able to have a strong mental image of the person you are describing, to know the person's characteristics, to understand how they talk and what their value system is. This article looks at how to write a character sketch.
A review of Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins

A review of Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins

Most of us are aware of the various campaigns that are aimed at wiping out the debts of certain third-world nations. However, most of us remain in the dark with regards to both how and why these countries accumulated such massive debts in the first place. If you want to know a little more on this subject, then reading John Perkins’ Confessions of an Economic Hitman is a good place to start.
Ensure versus insure: The difference explained

Ensure versus insure: The difference explained

Insure versus ensure - which word is the most appropriate in which context? The two words appear to have identical meanings on many levels, but there are some important subtle differences. This article explores the history of the words, highlighting their divergences and similarities.
Chuck Palahniuk: biography

Chuck Palahniuk: biography

A short biography about the fascinating author, Chuck Palahniuk. This brief article will consider his life, career and achievements as one of America's most intriguing and current writers. It will also list some of his most popular works.
A biography of Linda Lael Miller

A biography of Linda Lael Miller

Linda Lael Miller is a popular American author who writes predominately historical and romantic novels, sometimes under the pseudonym Lael St James. The daughter of a town marshal, Miller is a writer whose work reflects her deep and lifelong immersion in the 'western' lifestyle, she has now produced more than 100 novels.
Five women role models in the Bible

Five women role models in the Bible

Women in biblical times did not have equal rights or freedom of speech. Five women in Bible stories rose above all the constraints of their times and became role models for generations to come. They were Mary, Hagar, Esther, Ruth and Mary Magdalene.
Where to find free Christian books

Where to find free Christian books

There are many sources of free Christian books available from Christian Science Reading Rooms, religious book distributors, and online websites. The literature includes a broad range of religious books available both as free books, free PDF files, or downloadable electronic files. Find more in this article.
A review of Hind's Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard

A review of Hind's Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard

Hinds Feet on High Places is a spiritual allegory dealing with the journey of the crippled Much Afraid as it transforms into lithe Grace and Glory. The book takes its inspiration from Pilgrim's Progress and the Bible and is well written. However, it is difficult to read it as a novel, as some elements are not properly explained.
How to print your own book

How to print your own book

Book self-publishing is on the rise. Barnes and Noble, and Kindle are all growing like daisies in an open field. If you have thought about writing a book, but are not sure how to begin, then consider these simple guidelines and tips. You may become rich as some have done, but the basic writer will sell from zero to 25 copies per month. This article details on how to print your own book.
A review of Timeout, New York

A review of Timeout, New York

It is said that there is no need to pack a suitcase full of guide books when visiting New York, because the best of the city guides can be found waiting for you in the news stands at JFK and Newark airports.
Where to buy Nancy Drew books

Where to buy Nancy Drew books

You don’t have to be a super sleuth like Nancy Drew to track down the teenage detective’s books. The popular private eye has enchanted generations of readers ever since the 1930s and so, has never been out of print. Over 350 mystery stories have been ghost written by a number of authors, and are published under the collective pseudonym, Carolyn Keene.That makes searching for her books an easy case to solve. Here are a few clues to help you on your way.
Review: The French laundry Cookbook

Review: The French laundry Cookbook

The French Laundry Cookbook offers a peek inside the kitchen of what has been called one of the world’s finest restaurants. Situated in the Napa Valley, California, the rustic luxury of the Michelin starred restaurant has inspired a mouth-watering book. This article will provide a review on the French Laundry Cookbook.
Five famous Anthony Robbins quotes

Five famous Anthony Robbins quotes

There is a number of Tony Robbins quotes on the net. Here is a small selection of five short and 'snappy' Anthony Robbins' quotes, hand-picked and interpreted in this article.
Origin and meaning: Benefit of the doubt

Origin and meaning: Benefit of the doubt

Benefit of the doubt refers to an adoption of a positive opinion or judgement when there is some but not sufficient evidence to think otherwise. In legal terms, benefit of the doubt is referred to as reasonable doubt.
A history of the South Florida Business Journal

A history of the South Florida Business Journal

The South Florida Business Journal is a specialised printed weekly publication and online service for the area of South Florida, especially Miami. Owned by the American City Business Journals (ACBJ) it is one of their stable of 40 publications carefully targeted to a specific business community in America.