Ellen Perduyn’s thesis brings us into the world of fundraising in a megachurch where, to Nancy, a telemarketer, the numbers don’t add up but choosing to blow the whistle will upend all the good work they do, until murder changes everything.
Ellen Perduyn is a freelance writer for large nonprofits, and a professional narrative medicine leader currently for homeless veterans. She holds a B.S. from Skidmore College.
I have just finished Natural Born Heroes by Christopher McDougall, who turned WWII oral history on the Greek island of Crete into an eye-popping story.
I wrote in front of a window overlooking the viney swamp of a lake cove. The drama on my page had to keep up with the stories I saw of wild critters swooping down for a wiggling fish dinner, or sneaking by.
Keeping a list of words is a passion of mine. “Rivulet,” heard on a podcast, vibrated so beautifully. “Parsimonious” I like, too. It is mouth-watering to say, and somehow upgrades the meaning of lots of lesser little words.
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