Author Archives: edbok

Nooks and Crannies Blog

Introducing Nooks and Crannies, a writer’s blog focusing on indie authors and publishing. We’ve got a few older entries on EDBOK, and we’ll have some in the future as well. Tweet

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Education and Technology Blog

Today we’re starting another new blog, this one on Education and Technology. Ed tech is my background field, and I’m still passionate about it. I do try to tweet about the topic on a regular basis, and this blog will … Continue reading

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Stories to Inspire Blog

Over the years we’ve had a few stories to inspire on this site. Now we’re launching the official Stories to Inspire Blog. Here we’ll collect past entries like The Parable of the Stonecutter with other items that hopefully will help … Continue reading

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An Author’s Guide to the Knights Templar and Banking in the Middle Ages

Thanks to Dan Brown, the Middle Ages are more popular than ever. Many institutions that authors enjoy incorporating in their works have a genesis during these times, including the Freemasons and Knights Templar. Banking as we know it also has … Continue reading

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An Authors Guide to Vintage Firearms

Whether you’re writing a murder mystery, a western, a Depression-era detective story, a World War drama, or some other work involving vintage or antique guns, it pays to understand a bit about their history and some of the characteristics associated … Continue reading

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An Author’s Guide to Cufflinks

In today’s world of mass produced clothing, cufflinks may seem like an anachronism. However, men of refined taste still wear cufflinks, and when writing about such a character authors may want to know more about this finer detail of menswear. … Continue reading

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An Author’s Guide to Luxury Watches

So you’ve got a character of means, and he or she wears a nice watch. Which one? What defines a “nice” watch, anyway? Does the brand or style your character wear make a difference? Here’s some background discussion on luxury … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Good Car Debt Free by Upgrading

Speaking of our first Literature of Money author, Dave Ramsey, one of the most common complaints listeners and readers have regarding his debt-free evangelism is his notion of avoiding car payments. For Americans, especially those outside major cities like New … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Helps People Become Debt Free

In all the literature on money, one of the most successful authors today is Dave Ramsey. Ramsey has made a career out of counseling against consumer debt, and has helped countless people become debt free with a simple plan called … Continue reading

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The Literature of Money

I’m happy to start off a new blog today about money and personal finances. Specifically, I’m going to be looking at what authors have written about money. The title of this blog is “The Literature of Money.” Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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