Fact or Fiction? A Creative Nonfiction Essay by Kathryn Dover

Everyone struggles at some point to distinguish fact from fiction. When you’re a young book-and-movie lover, distinguishing between fact and fiction is a challenge. I didn’t fully understand that movies aren’t real until I was about ten. For years, my brother tried to convince me that Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader in Star Wars are…

God Breathed: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

“Isn’t it common for Christians to talk about Jesus with far less interest than we show for our favorite team, music, or food?” (22) If God doesn’t speak to you in any other quote from God Breathed by Rut Etheridge III, He will through this one. At least, Etheridge’s question spoke to me. Think about…

Purple Moon: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

What do you think of when you hear the title Purple Moon? I didn’t know what to expect when I purchased this novel by Tessa Emily Hall at the Write2Ignite conference in 2018. Purple Moon is full of plot twists and keeps you in suspense. The reader is constantly surprised throughout the novel. Review Even…

The World is on Fire: Book Review by Kathryn Dover

In my last post, I talked about one of the assigned essay collections for my creative nonfiction course: The World is on Fire by Joni Tevis. Although the book did not appeal to me at first, within the first pages, I was captivated by Tevis’ unique writing style: Standing inside, I was at the center…

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