Half A League Onward Press Now on Facebook

The gold leaf is virtual, the black ink only as crisp as your pixelated screen can render it. But the twenty-first century has called, and we have left the scriptorium.

Half A League Onward Press, an independent publisher of unusual (and amazing!) books, is now on social media.

Follow us here for updates.

And be sure to catch upcoming announcements about a pair of new titles—a travel book and a volume of suspense stories.

Meanwhile, keep your nib sharp and your parchment smooth.

Novel Writing Month All Starts with a Brilliant Idea. Got One You Aren’t Using?

So my buddy Brian, who like me already has several book-length typescripts stuffed in a drawer somewhere, talked me into doing National Novel Writing Month this November.

The goal is to pound out fifty thousand words in thirty days while simultaneously forging virtual friends with a hundred thousand other over-ambitious wordsmiths.

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Apologetics Survey Weaves a Story You Can Believe

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Man has been rebelling against God since well before the law was given on Mount Sinai, depicted here by Dore.

Godless despotism reached its apotheosis in the 20th century, killing millions and wreaking destruction on a scale unequaled in human history.

These crimes no doubt did much to taint the flavor of atheism associated with this murderous movement and the particular political forms in which it was manifested: fascism and communism.

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