Author: Jonathan Crow

Pace Family History: Introductions

Jonathan Crow Pace Family History Binder

I have decided my next big project will be to present a narrative of my family history. I hope to fill in gaps of memories with documentation and truly illustrate the character of my ancestors. This first chapter…

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5 Easy Steps to Plan Your Writing (#Pizza)

blog title image on writing planning with pizza

Do you have a lot of awesome ideas in your head but don’t know how to put them into words exactly? Everyone gets “writer’s block’’ from time to time. Today we’re going to look at how to research…

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Doodles Part 2: Superheroes!

Superhero with lightning powers

Alright, so last time I revealed my childhood fantasy world of Mybera (which you can read here: “Doodles Part 1: Mybera“). Now I am thrilled to present my collection of superheroes and supervillains from my teenage imagination! I…

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Halo 5 Review: Bad Storytelling and REQ System

Why Give this Review? After finally beating the campaign on legendary and messing around enough on multiplayer, I’ve concluded Halo 5: Guardians is actually a terrible game compared to the previous title installations. I was deeply puzzled this…

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Doodles Part 1: Mybera

childhood drawing of frog ninja

Today I am excited to unveil my long lost childhood doodles I drew from about ages 7-14! Part 1 of this series covers the tales from the mythical land of Mybera. First some introduction: The Importance of Childhood…

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Samson (2018) Review: It’s a Love Drama?

Bible Samson Knocking Pillars Down in Temple

For a low budget Christian film, Samson wasn’t all bad. It sticks to the Biblical story by weaving the highlights of his narrative through some creative license. For example, Samson’s father and brother play main roles in pushing…

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Spelling Rules: Open and Closed Compound Words

alphabet crackers spelling

Variant Spellings of Compound Words Okay, so you usually you can know the spelling of a word by sounding it out, or just Googling how you think it’s spelled (then Google’s like “Yo you actually mean this word.”)…

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Cats vs. Dogs: What Pet is Right for You?

What’s Pet is Right for You? One of my favorite movies growing up was Cats & Dogs. The idea that animals actually have an ongoing secret spy war fascinated my young self. You know they made a sequel…

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My Philosophy of Wearing Ties

Wearing ties different colors

Ties Are Awesome As a wee lad, I used to dread the idea of dressing up for church or a special occasion. It involved so much effort for me to find the right outfit that would please my…

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Effectively Using Connotation in Writing

boy with glasses reading book

This post will explain how and when to use connotation to best connect with the audience and drive your message in any form of writing. Understanding the right word to use is critical to communicating effectively in any…

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