Tag Archives: The Voyage of Promise

By Any Other Name?

Tweet A series of psychological studies has discovered what every teacher and every fiction writer already knew: names matter.  A lot. Don’t listen to those celebrities who borrow names willy nilly from the grocery store (Apple, Thyme, Peaches Honeyblossom) or from … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Countries

Tweet Poor Africa. Even when it booms, it suffers. You’d think that with a regional economy growth second only to Asia, the future would look rosy for the continent. (Yes, continent. Africa is not a country.  It’s a huge continent.) … Continue reading

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George Clooney and Me

Tweet George Clooney went to Sudan without me! No great surprise, I suppose, considering that he has no idea who I am. And that his visit to the deadly border region between Sudan and South Sudan had to be kept … Continue reading

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Writing Back Then Right Now

Tweet I finished writing the last book in my second historical fiction series, just as The Faith of Ashish, book 1 of the Blessings in India trilogy, was being released. It is set in India in 1905. In the Grace … Continue reading

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The Rest of Grace’s Story

Tweet Remember Paul Harvey?  He gave us the news, tagged on a surprise ending, and closed with his trademark line:  “And now you know… the rest of the story.” Good  approach, Paul.  We want to know the rest of the … Continue reading

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To Write is to Care

Tweet What an exciting rollercoaster ride!  Am I in Africa or India or the USA?  Is it back in history or today? As I prepare for the February 1 release of The Triumph of Grace, book 3 of the Grace … Continue reading

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Facts About Africa…

Tweet  Did you know…? The continent of Africa, second biggest on earth, is larger than China, the USA, Western Europe, India, Argentina, and the British Isles… all combined! It is also the second most populous continent, home to roughly 12 percent of all … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are…

Tweet Thanks to all who joined our give-away for the hot-off-the-press book The Voyage of Promise!  You all entered via this blogsite, the Grace In Africa blogsite ( http://GraceInAfrica.com ), my general website (www.kaystrom.com ), Vibrant Nation  ( www.vibrantnation.com/our-blog-circle/kay-strom) and Face book.  You’re the greatest! And … Continue reading

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All Created Equal

Tweet Sneak a peek at book 3 of my Grace in Africa trilogy (The Triumph of Grace) and you just may see the appearance of a familiar acquaintance–our country’s  Declaration of Independence.  One editor made this note in the margin:  “Interesting … Continue reading

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