Some Legends Do Live Forever By Cheryl Carpinello

Some Legends Do Live Forever By Cheryl Carpinello

Even in the 21st century where a click of the keyboard instantly connects us to anywhere in the world and with the ISS (International Space Station), the legend surrounding King Arthur lives on in books, movies, television, games, and most recently even in real life! In just the last two years (2017-2018), an endless number of books were released, two movies King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) and Arthur & Merlin: The Fire of Balor (scheduled 2018), and one television series option exercised by Netflix based on the Cursed books by Frank Miller. Let’s not forget the one said to have started this whole craze in 1963, Disney’s adaption of T. H. White’s The Sword in the Stone or the hit Broadway production of the musical Camelot in 1967. It would be remiss of me if I didn’t mention the popular adult off-shoot set in early Medieval times The Game of Thrones television show. So what it is about Arthurian Legend that continually brings…

Children’s Author Fiona Ingram Talks About Writing for Children

Writing for Children written by: Fiona Ingram

Writing for children can be the most inspiring choice for any writer. For a start, you get to enjoy loads of adventures, the type you loved reading about and experiencing via the pages of your favorite books. However, choosing the age group is very important because you, the author, will be sinking yourself right into that age group and reliving those experiences to convey the story accurately and honestly to the target audience.
I mention honesty, and for me that is paramount in writing for any age group. Young readers, from little ones to YA, can sniff out a patronizing attitude from ten paces, and that will turn them right off. So how does one achieve honesty in writing for children?
First, choose the age group you feel most comfortable with. Some authors may not feel comfortable with the burgeoning issues of angst and social dramas of the YA audience. They don’t see themselves writ…

Review: The Temple of the Crystal Timekeeper

Review: The Temple of the Crystal Timekeeper By Jill Sheets

Summery came from
"Continuing the adventure that ended in Britain just a short while ago, cousins Adam and Justin Sinclair, with their friend Kim Maleka, are now hunting for the third Stone of Power, one of seven mysterious stones lost centuries ago. The third stone might be located in an ancient city, hidden in the depths of the Mexican jungle. When their small plane crashes in the jungle, Adam, Justin, Kim, and James are rescued by an uncontacted tribe. James, who is wounded, must stay behind as the kids, with only a young boy, Tukum, as their guide, make their way through the dense and dangerous jungle to find the city.

Riding makeshift rafts on a crocodile-infested river and evading predators are just part of this hazardous task. Of course, their old adversary Dr. Khalid is close behind as the kids press on in search of the lost city of stone gods. But he is not the worst of their problems. T…

Dream Small

Dream Small Written by:Jill Sheets

Dream Small By: Josh Wilson
[Verse 1]
It's a momma singing songs about the Lord
It's a daddy spending family time that the world said he cannot afford
These simple moments change the world
It's a pastor at a tiny little Church
Forty years of loving for the broken and the hurt
These simple moments change the world

[Chorus 1]
Dream small
Don't buy the lie you've gotta do it all
Just let Jesus use you where you are
One day at a time
Live well
Loving God and others as yourself
Find little ways where only you can help
With His great love
A tiny rock can make a giant fall
Dream small

[Verse 2]
It's visiting the widow down the street
Or dancing on a Friday with your friend with special needs
These simple moments change the world
Of course there's nothing wrong with bigger dreams
Just don't miss the minutes on your way, your bigger things
'Cause these simple moments change the world

[Chorus 1]
But dream small
Don't buy the lie you've gotta do i…

Take Time to Read

Take Time to Read Written by: Jill Sheets