Campfire Stories

Who hasn’t had the joy of sitting around a campfire singing songs and telling stories? Campfires invite some of childhood’s scariest ghost stories. Our prehistoric ancestors told stories while they were keeping warm or cooking their dinner around the fire. They didn’t have television or computers to entertain themselves. No social media. They told stories.Continue reading “Campfire Stories”

Why Read Fiction?

People say fiction is only make-believe and those who read it want to escape life. Nonfiction is reality, they say; fiction isn’t. Why waste your time? It’s true that non-fiction describes life accurately. But fiction shows us truth in a special way. In story, we enter the world of the tale through words on the page.Continue reading “Why Read Fiction?”