The River Series

Chiastic Structure of The River Series

So, now for another totally nerdy post (but also totally cool when I think about how God authored this story and then entrusted it to me to tell. He’s awesome!) Chiastic structure has to do with a piece of writing that basically begins with an idea (A), then progresses to a new idea or ideas… Continue reading Chiastic Structure of The River Series

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The Saviors- and Why They Are Important to The River Series

Now, savior might seem like a sacrilegious word to call someone other than Christ but bear with me. According to Google, a savior is “a person who saves someone… from danger”. In that case, both Franco and Robert are saviors to Daniella. The Brother Saviors: Franco vs. Robert Early in the series, Franco becomes Daniella’s… Continue reading The Saviors- and Why They Are Important to The River Series

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The House on the Corner of 4th and H, Part 2: The Unknown Places

The house on the corner of 4th and H goes on a journey which is a poignant reflection of the journey Daniella goes on.  This photo is reversed- that's because this is how Daniella's house is truly laid out to sit on the corner of 4th and H.   The unknown places. This is Part 2… Continue reading The House on the Corner of 4th and H, Part 2: The Unknown Places

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The House on the Corner of 4th and H, Part 1: The Created Purpose

1105 Adelaide, Fort Smith, AR- Home which inspired the design for the Cordero's home in The River Series.  Over this long weekend while my kids practice shooting hoops and throwing snowballs at the house, I've been sitting inside under a blankie, totally nerding it up. For a long time, I've wanted to sit down and… Continue reading The House on the Corner of 4th and H, Part 1: The Created Purpose

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And so the summer goes…

I’ve had the delightful experience of meeting with two book clubs this summer who read Lynchtown Wolf. Overwhelmingly, the reviews were full of praise and many readers proposed questions they’re hoping get answered in the next novel. For example, will we find out what happens to Penny and her girls? Will Daniella and Robert ever… Continue reading And so the summer goes…