Journalism vs. Fiction

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So you may have heard by now that I have a novel coming out in September. It’s my sixth book and my first work of fiction. I’d be lying if I said I’m not nervous about it. You’d be scared, too, if  you were me. Writing fiction is a totally different process than the journalism-based [Read More...]

Jonah Lehrer: A little too much Imagination

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I understand the temptation. It is so much easier to make stuff up than to do the research, do the interviews, dig up the documents, and then reference all those. This last book was five years in the making. Five years of writing, re-writing, interviewing and re-interviewing. Fact-checking and double-fact-checking. Someone recently asked me what [Read More...]

A Muslim in the White House: Oh!My!

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  Let’s just say that FOXNews  is right: What if President Obama isn’t really the Christian he professes to be. How would that be headline news? Seriously. I mean how many Christians have you known personally over the years who turned out not to be the Christian they professed to be? Media, both conservative and liberal, continue [Read More...]


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