History may be written in stone, but it is not set in stone. The more archaeology is unearthed, the more historical-knowledge evolves.… Read More Mini-Reviews | History: Written in, But Not Set in Stone.
Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com When I was in high school I decided to become an English teacher. In my college freshman year, after reading The Catcher in the Rye, I decided to become a writer. I know I’m only one of the millions who had an empathetic-connection to Holden… Read More Critical Writing | Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man
A Word of Thanks First of all, Thank you so much for your readership and comments on VernonMilesKerr.com. I will keep posting my own work, right here, but I have just created a new site which focuses exclusively on the art of writing in English. The name of this new site is Writers Class the… Read More The Art of Writing | Our New Sister-Blog
Best Turn-of-Phrase Award ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com Good rhetoric sometimes makes a point with humor, sometimes with cleverness, sometimes with surprise. When a rhetorical turn-of-phrase hits all three with one fell swoop, it deserves an award. Here is this week’s VernonMilesKerr.com award for Best Turn-of-Phrase: David A. Graham, writing in The Atlantic “Earlier this… Read More Opinion | My Weekly “Best Turn-of-Phrase Award”
Hiding Light Under a Bushel Basket © 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr Luke 11:33 | “No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.” Even for an agnostic, a lot of wisdom can be gained… Read More Criticism | Hiding Light Under a Bushel Basket