Not all bookshops are 'created' the same

by Jim Fletcher -- As a writer, I love paying attention to the way other cultures communicate. Some of these examples can be extreme; some of them are small but distinct. Hearing more…

Essential step aspiring authors skip

by Jim Fletcher -- A hallmark of most writers is ego as big as the Grand Canyon. Or Australia. Most of us would deny such, but it's basically true. A fellow writer more…

'Real' writers get paid … sometimes

by Jim Fletcher -- In a society where one can have relative freedom on the economic scale (we all need dough), it's instructive for the writer to think about, well, at some more…

Al Gore's 'Future' will 'blow your mind'

by Jim Fletcher -- The future is both fascinating and weird – "weird," I say, because it is awash in mystery, along with a large dose of uncertainty. "Fascinating and weird" further more…

Foundation of Christianity is at stake

by Jim Fletcher -- There are so many yellow-highlighted passages in my copy of "The Battle for the Beginning," that I should have saved myself the marking time and simply considered the more…

Faith book steamrolls competition

by Jim Fletcher -- In an era of unprecedented challenges for book publishers, punctuated by layoffs and trimmed publishing schedules, one book is celebrating a major success. "The Harbinger," billed as an more…

Obama, white guilt and the division of America

by Jim Fletcher -- "Obama has repeatedly returned to the well of racial divisiveness to serve his political ends," claims pundit Ann Coulter. "His 2008 presidential campaign managed to revive the white more…

Shhh! Communism creeps into Christianity

by Jim Fletcher -- I should have known it was a waste of time. I should have known it would be more productive to watch my entire Abbott & Costello library. I'm more…

The day the president died

by Jim Fletcher -- All of us old enough to remember have "the story" of where we were when John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas. Mine isn't important, either. The point more…