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Creston Mapes

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in Medina, Ohio, The United States
April 21

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Creston Mapes grew up in northeast Ohio, where he has fond memories of living with his family of five in the upstairs’ portion of his dad’s early American furniture store - The Weathervane Shop. Creston was not a good student, but the one natural talent he possessed was writing.

He set type by hand and cranked out his own neighborhood newspaper as a kid, then went on to graduate with a degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. Creston was a newspaper reporter and photographer in Ohio and Florida, then moved to Atlanta, Georgia, for a job as a creative copywriter for a printing firm/ad agency.

Creston served for a stint as a creative director, but quickly learned he was not cut out for management. He went out on his own as a
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Creston Mapes I write all my ideas at the end of the manuscript as I write. If I get writer's block, I go to the end, pick an idea, and run with it.…moreI write all my ideas at the end of the manuscript as I write. If I get writer's block, I go to the end, pick an idea, and run with it.(less)
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Book #4 in Signs of Life Series

Hi reading buddies,

A quick update to let you know I'm about halfway thru writing book #4 in the Signs of Life Series. This will go up for pre-order on Amazon within a few weeks. Tentative title: Charm Artist. Questions? Let me know.

Until next time, take care.

Creston Mapes
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“Evil is a departure from the way things ought to be. But it could not be a departure from the way things ought to be unless there is a way things ought to be. If there is a way things ought to be, then there is a design plan for how things ought to be. And if there is such a design plan, then there is a designer.” R. Douglas Geivett”
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“Kind of. White guy, maybe in his thirties, really big. Driving an old brown Toyota. The cops are after him now.”
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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
-Philippians 4:6”
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“Prayer adds an element of surprise to your life that is more fun than a surprise party or surprise gift or surprise romance. In fact, prayer turns life into a party, into a gift, into a romance.”
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Creston Mapes My pleasure, Tom.

Regards,

Creston


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Tom Blubaugh Hi Creston,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


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