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Bertram's Blog · 22h ago

Acclaim for LIGHT BRINGER

In compiling this list of acclaim, I discovered that the light and lyricism inherent in Light Bringer brings out the light and lyricism in reviewers. Even the “brilliance” of Suzanne Francis...
Bertram's Blog · 1d ago

Anniversary of a Dubious Miracle

I’m  not one for remembering dates of my anniversaries and such — the practice doesn’t fit...
Bertram's Blog · 2d ago

Shedding Light on LIGHT BRINGER

Right before he died, Jeff told me that since I had written such good books, it was my res...
Bertram's Blog · 3d ago

A Gift of Frankincense and Myrrh

Once, long ago and far away, three wise men gave gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to a baby. Today, a wise woman gave me a gift of frankincense and myrrh, which could prove as valuable...
Bertram's Blog · 4d ago

We Can Only Write the Novels Only We Can Write

Of all the books I’ve written, the one that saddens me the most is Light Bringer because i...
Bertram's Blog · 5d ago

Pleasure Banking

We are often asked, “Business or pleasure,” especially when travelling — at hotels, border...
Bertram's Blog · 6d ago

Authority

All my life, or at least all my life that I can remember, I wanted to be an author. When I was much younger, I wrote allegories and parables, stories that mimicked children’s books but with ...
Bertram's Blog · 1w ago

Blogging for Peace and Other Matters

It’s only the second day since my resolve to blog every day until the end of the year, and...
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Fifty Day Blog Challenge

Ever since I finished my two latest books a year ago (Madame ZeeZee’s Nightmare and Unfinshed, I haven’t done much writing. Not much blogging, either (though technically, blogging is writing...
Bertram's Blog · 2W ago

Dona Nobis Pacem

Today, along with thousands of people all over the world, I am blogging for peace. If words matter, this is important. People always talk about the human race as if we are warmongers, and ye...