Recommended reading

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Here’s what I liked best this week from the blogs I follow.

I just don’t have stories in me, not made-up ones about people who don’t exist. Amanda Hill does; they just come to her. One is coming to her now, and she’s writing it down. She writes about how it happens. Read A Writer’s Mind

Jaye Watson tells a great story about the time God tapped her on the shoulder, trying to get her attention. It worked. Read The Tap

On the 100th anniversary of World War I’s Christmas Truce, Heather Munro tells its story — of German and British soldiers meeting in tentative peace on the battlefield. Read The Christmas Truce of 1914

It was John Smith’s first 35mm camera: a Kodak Retina his father loaned him. John tells its story, and shares some family Kodachromes this camera took in the 1950s. Read The Christmas Camera

Nicholas Middleton tells the story of Dufaycolor, an early method for capturing color images on film. It dates to the 1930s. He shares some Dufaycolor images. Read Dufaycolor



5 responses to “Recommended reading”

  1. hmunro Avatar

    I am once again honored to find one of my posts among such great selections, Jim. John Smith’s Christmas Camera story tugged especially hard at the heartstrings. Just beautiful. Thank you!

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      My pleasure, Heather. Keep writing interesting stuff, and I’ll keep featuring you on Saturday!

  2. bodegabayf2 Avatar

    A nice Christmas gift to have my post mentioned here. Thank you sir!

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      You wrote a great story well worth sharing!

  3. Jana Miller || One Design a Day Avatar

    Of to check out The Tap -sounds interesting!

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