Traditional Advertising is Truly Dead – Not sure I agree with the over the top headline, but the article does make some excellent points. A quote from the article:
“The equation used to be: money x media = business.
The new equation is: time x media = business.
In other words, every company is a media company.”
Ten Rules for Writing Suspense Fiction – In 1994 John Grisham credited this article for giving him the tools he needed to write The Firm. Save this one and refer to it often!
On Fiction and Literature – a great interview with Russell Moore. A quick quote from the interview:
“…good fiction isn’t a “waste of time” for the same reason good music and good art aren’t wastes of time. They are rooted in an endlessly creative God who has chosen to be imaged by human beings who create. Culture isn’t irrelevant. It’s part of what God commanded us to do in the beginning, and that he declares to be good. When you enjoy truth and beauty, when you are blessed by gifts God has given to a human being, you are enjoying a universe that, though fallen, God delights in as “very good.”
Why Men Should Read More Fiction! – a fascinating article. What do you think? Agree or disagree?
Design the Ultimate Home Page for your Blog – an extensive article with visual examples.
4 Ways to Grow a Twitter Following that Matters – an extensive article with numerous resources. Well done.
The top 10 most read books of the last 50 years (found on the First Things blog). Take heart, the Bible by itself was read more than the other top nine books combined: