How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."
10 Things This Christian Doesn't Believe About The Bible
Whenever Christians talk about their faith with other Christians or with non-Christians the Bible is there, either as an overt discussion topic or as part of the background noise in the room. Many followers of Jesus assume that everyone believes everything about the Bible that they believe about the Bible, which makes for some very messy miscommunication and far too… Continue Reading 10 Things This Christian Doesn’t Believe About The Bible
LifeWay to focus on digital retail, close brick-and-mortar stores
LifeWay Christian Resources is making a strategic shift of resources to a dynamic digital strategy. As part of the transition, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019.
Free Comic Book Day: What is it?
Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May. It's an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to thei...
First Edition Books: What Every Book Collector Needs to Know
Nothing gets a book collector’s pulse racing faster than the discovery of a first edition – especially a rare one by a famous author. But how can you be sure that a book is, indeed, a first edition? Deciphering the clues can be perplexing, especially if you’re a novice bibliophile To learn more about first editions, we turned to book expert Bruce MacMakin, who is Senior Vice President of the San Francisco auction house PBA Galleries . PBA specializes in fine antiquarian and collectible books, autographed ephemera, and works on paper. How does one identify a first edition? Each publisher has its own way of identifying first editions of its publications, and even those are not always consistent, especially when taken over a span of years or decades. Many state “First Edition,” usually…
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'There's nothing like it in comics' … how Love and Rockets broke the rules
It’s the groundbreaking comic whose characters have aged along with its readers – and Neil Gaiman is a huge fan
Why It's OK To Spell It 'Donut'
How Do Literary Agents Approach Diversity?
How do agents—generally considered the gatekeepers to publishing companies—approach the issue of diversity in the publishing industry?
10 Comic Book Characters That Were Created Outside of Comics
A ton of awesome comic book characters have been introduced to us over the years, but not all of these characters were created for the comics. There are a handful of them that were created for other media before they found their way into the comic universes of Marvel and DC. Here is a list of ten co