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Why am I laughing with tears in my eyes?

May 2, 2014

When I was young I spent a lot of time with my grandpa Linderman. He shaped my life in so many ways and I will be forever grateful for his encouragement to respect other opinions while questioning everything. I wish that I had inherited more of grandpa’s wonderful traits, but the one trait I know […]

The non-religious parent and national tragedy

April 8, 2014

UPDATE to a previous blog post: The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings is one week away. I wrote the blog post below just one day after the April 15 destruction of such a wonderful and positive event. With the Sandy Hook shootings just four months prior to that, I was feeling angry, scared […]

Amid scandals, another so-called Christian publisher bites the dust

January 27, 2014

We at Principia Media do our best to serve our authors, suppliers and associates with integrity and honesty. It pains us when we see good people being scammed by companies that should (and do) know better. This past week, so-called “Christian” publisher Winepress was forced out of business due to accusations of fraud and a […]

Are you obsessed with food?

July 22, 2013

I just finished reading Mika Brzezinski’s new book Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction – And My Own. I devoured it in two sittings, in much the same fashion as I once consumed a bag of Wow Doritos. Remember those? They were made with Olestra, which is a fat substitute that adds no calories. As a body image-obsessed […]

Even small publishers can change the world

June 27, 2013

The following article, adapted from an article written by Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives magazine, gives hope to small publishers and their authors. The article titled, “The Most Influential Children’s Publisher You’ve Never Heard Of” mentions Bonnie V’Soske who is the sister of photojournalist Steve McCurry, best known for shooting one of the most […]