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Radio interview with AFR

Below is a link to an AFR radio interview with Dan Allen about my novel, A Good Place. Curt Iles AFR Interview Dan Allen 2010 A Good Place http://www.creekbank.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/01-AFR-Dan-Allen-2010-A-Good-Place.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

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Fri. Jan. 21

Quote for the day: “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” -Ayn Rand Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic. -Jean ...

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My favorite scene in "A Good Place"

A Good Place by Curt Iles Chapter 21 Author’s notes: Our narrator, twelve year old Mayo Moore, is on a log raft trip down the Calcasieu River.  He relates an incident on the River as they near the sawmills on Lake Charles. This scene is ...

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Chapter 1 of A Good Place

Scroll down to read Chapter 1.  Simply send your mailing address/number of books and how you want them signed. We’ll invoice you with the order. Books are $15.00 each with $5.00 shipping per order.) Chapter 1 A Good Place. WHEN Daddy shoved me under the ...

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Under The Broom Tree With Elijah

Tonight in revival, I’m speaking from I Kings 19:1-18, specifically verse 4, “He (Elijah) came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die.” Elijah, after the greatest victory in his life (the BBQ on Mt. Carmel where God “showed ...

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A Good Place Is Coming Soon

A Good Place is coming soon. Listed below are the covers on our upcoming novel, A Good Place. November 15 is the projected release date. Click on the covers for a closer look. Look over the covers. If you have any suggestions on wording for ...

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"A Good Place" Preview

Draft copy of front cover of A Good Place Current draft copy of back cover copy. Your input is always appreciated.       “Deep in the Louisiana piney woods is a good place.”   It’s called “No Man’s Land” and is where Mayo Moore ...

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"A Good Place" In The Making

Our cover is being designed by Chad Smith of The Touch Studios. The painting is by my uncle, Bill Iles. A Good Place tentative release date November 2009 Below is a draft of our Back Cover Text. It is still “too wordy.” All suggestions and ...

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"A Good Place" Book Cover

If I could live my life over, I’d invest it in young people.” -John R. Mott Today I was in Lake Charles at Books a Million studying book cover examples for A Good Place. There I saw one of “The African Queens”: Evan Adams. She ...

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"A Good Place" – Chapter 1 Excerpt

  A Good Place     I’m finishing up the final draft on A Good Place. Below is a passage from Chapter 1. It describes the Moore family hunkering under their kitchen table during a surprise La. hurricane in August 1862.   Mayo Moore, then ...

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Prospective Cover For "A Good Place"

Prospective Cover for A Good Place This is my 201st post on Creekbank blog. To all of you who read, encourage, and comment I extend my heartfelt thanks. This beautiful painting by my uncle, Bill Iles, hangs in the living room of my sister Colleen’s ...

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Chapter 1 Commentary: “A Good Place”

A Good Place Chapter by Chapter Commentary Chapter 1 A Good Place begins with a hurricane. Author Notes: My experience with riding out Hurricane Rita in September 2005 led to the writing of this chapter. I was in charge of a camp full of 300 ...

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Sample Chapter A Good Place by Curt Iles

A Good Place Readers: How you can help. Part of the joy of writing is working with friends and readers to improve our stories. I need your help on the name of one character. Curt Iles’ new novel, A Good Place, follows the story of ...

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