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Target Audience

It is coming into focus. When I started, people asked who it was for, and I said, for me. If somebody else wants to read it, fine. Lately I’m surprised to hear people assume I’m writing for children. Not so, but hearing it makes me realize my original target is still pretty much it — […]

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Preconceptions

—  Getting a variety of critiques shows me how the story goes contrary to a variety of ideas (Elijah was old, gruff, celibate, had a quavering voice, called God “Yahweh.”) One by one, I have a chance to head these preconceptions off at the pass and (I hope) keep the reader.

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Beta Readers

Thank you for commenting on a chapter! Ann Videtich Cheryl Floyd Danette Bailey Darci Frostick DeWayne Coxon Donald Ingram Doug Smith Erin E. McEndree Gary Endermann Janine Rosche Jennifer Hallmark Joy VanDeMar Judy Harmon Lara Hitchcock Lexie Coxon Loana Ingram Miguel Serveto Nancy Hoorn Nancy Regatz Paul Parker Pauline Stitt Ralph Tilley Randy Harmon Robbie Coxon Shawn Kennedy […]

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due to the dew

Drought Drying up the vines? No dew. How does that effect which crops? Prof. Alpert says. And it’s all due to the dew. “In the early morning, dew surrounds the leaves of a plant with moisture, and the plant does not close its stomata. Therefore, it can grow.” Prof. Alpert’s finding are reported in two […]

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Zarephath metalworking – appendix

Zarephath metalworking Add to this! (Why I made the widow’s dead husband a metalworker) Zarephath (צרפת ṣārĕfáṯ, tsarfát; Σάρεπτα, Sárepta) in Hebrew became the eponym for any smelter or forge, or metalworking shop. In the 1st century CE, the Roman Sarepta, a port about a kilometer to the south[4]is mentioned by Josephus, in Jewish Antiquities (Book VIII, xiii:2) and by Pliny, in Natural History (Book V, 17).

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Elijah

Elijah