From authors Norman & Lynn Reed: "The Black Angel of the Lord"

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I was born and raised in Chicago. My education, from elementary through college, all came from Chicago schools. After high school, I spent three years in the U.S. Army. Life in Korea was a true eye opener for me. The post-war life for the Koreans was much worse than any I had seen or experienced as a black man in America. My perspective on life was greatly altered.

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Recent Blog Posts

January 23, 2017 |

update on Our Activities for 2017

Hello, everyone. We have been absent from our website far too long and apologize for that. Life does get busy and 2016 was a challenging year; however, we have renewed energy and are starting 2017 with high hopes for our two books: The Black Angel of the Lord and, coming soon, Nubia Dances with the Gods. Also, as many of you know, we design and craft draped-hypertufa planters and make them available to you at the various Arts and Crafts shows throughout the year. Pictures of our planters will be posted soon. The list of shows (coming in next the post) is our proposed schedule for 2017. We invite you to come see us at...

March 17, 2015 |

Learning the Publishing World

When I announced to my wife that we were going to write a book, the look on her face shouted “Are you out of your mind?” Our careers were both more technical than liberal arts. Much of the writing process was new to us. Certainly, working on a project together was extremely difficult considering all the discussion and compromise required to gain agreement on issues ranging from the story elements and character development to the wording used to describe a thirst, or one’s anger, or a woman’s hair style for example. And when Lynn was diagnosed with cancer, the writing became tenfold more difficult. By the time we finished writing our novel, The Black...

February 12, 2015 |

Speaking Engagement in Grand Haven, MI

February 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Come, bear witness as Norman & Lynn Reed share their inspirational story of how they conceived and wrote The Black Angel of the Lord.   Loutit District Library 407 Columbus Ave. Grand Haven, MI...

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