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Coming of Age

Coming of Age: it always involves a good story       Cherry Winche Creek lies deep in the Ten Mile country of western Louisiana. Our new novel, As the Crow Flies, begins when the drifting Cotton family’s wagon breaks down at the creek. ___________________________________________________ ...

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Your Last Chance to be part of an unforgettable “Dry Creek Weekend.”

  A word from Curt Many of you took part in our Kickstarter campaign in May. By pre-ordering copies of As the Crow Flies, you received discounted copies and helped fund the book. I’ll be forever grateful for the sixty people who backed us for $4800.00. ...

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Blog #1300 Our most popular blogs over the years

Blog Post  #1300:  Our Most Popular Blogs Today marks the 1300th blog post I’ve published. According to views and shares, here are some of the most popular: Enjoy! *Scroll to the bottom of this post to order a copy of our newest novel, As the Crow ...

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Blog Post 1299 . We’re nearly there!

Blog Post #1299 Today’s blog is one shy of thirteen blogs over the past fifteen years or so. Thanks for being a faithful reader and follower. As the Crow Flies is now available as a paperback at Amazon. You can order here.  If you prefer ...

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Blog Post #1298: How Missouri got her Waterproof Bible

                                                   Today’s Proverb (Chapter 26 for Sept 26) from my waterproof Bible.  Verses 4 and 5 seem like a paradox.   ...

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Wow! Post #1297

Scroll down to order your copy of As the Crow Flies. #1297 Blog Posts and Counting Stay Curious. Be Amazed. Tell Remarkable Stories. That’s how I’ve gotten to nearly thirteen hundred posts on the Creekbank Blog.  I’m always curious, easily amazed, and love hearing (and ...

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Storms don’t create Character; they reveal it.

  Storms don’t create character; they reveal it. We saw that in the good folks of Texas and Louisiana as neighbors and strangers helped each other.         The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: for attaining wisdom and discipline, ...

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Harvey made me think of Jody and Mary

Read Hearts across the Water as an Amazon ebook for $2.99     Read Hearts across the Water as an Amazon ebook for $2.99   My son Terry reminded me of this story last night during a telephone call from Boston as Harvey’s rains moved ...

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Beautiful Hands

Like any octogenarian, Aunt Margie’s hands have aged and she is embarrassed by them. They simply reveal 80 plus years of living. I think they’re the most beautiful hands in the world. They’ve brought joy to thousands across a life of playing her piano. Anyone ...

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A Neat Essay from a Fellow Missionary

Scott and I worked together in Uganda and South Sudan. This is so well-written I felt led to share. This week’s Refugee Encounter By Scott W. I showed up early, like usual, placed coins in the parking meter and proceeded inside. I looked up his ...

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First Day to Pre-Order ‘As the Crow Flies.’

It’s time.  We are officially taking pre-orders on our latest novel, As the Crow Flies. You can easily order by clicking on the cover image as well as here. Shipping will begin the first week of September. Be sure to let me know how to ...

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Jasper

As a writer I normally carry my laptop (especially when I’m finishing a book like now). I’ve found that I can work in nearly any location.  For some reason, my muse isn’t affected by crowd noise, music, or traffic. One of my best offices is ...

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Chased by the Black Dogs

    Chased by the Black Dogs I received a sweet note from a blog friend this week. “Curt, where have you been? I’ve been worried about you?” My answer was simple. “I’ve been chased by the black dogs.” That’s what Churchill, a fellow sufferer, ...

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A Big Ol’ Thanks!

I was taught by my sweet Momma to always way thank you. So I want to simply say thank you to all of you who took part in this new method of preparing to publish a book. It has lifted quite a burden off my ...

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