THIRD OF FOUR EXCERPTS
FROM MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
Writers take their titles seriously. You wrack your brain to construct a word combination that’s provocative and captures the spirit and thrust of your book.
And when you finally discover that magic phrase, it becomes part of you.
I think MY BROTHER’S KEEPER is a perfect title for my novel. It capsulizes the essential focus of the story: James’ struggle to protect his brother, as controversy builds around Jesus and his movement.
And it’s Biblical, to boot.
But I have to admit that those words are anything but unique on the current literary scene. There’s a whole bunch of books by that title out there. Here are just a few…
With confusion ever a possibility, please take care when searching for my book. Hint…
Google: “Bill Kassel My Brother’s Keeper.”
Or follow the links from this blog.
In the meantime, here’s another reading of an excerpt from MY BROTHER’S KEEPER — that is to say, my MY BROTHER’S KEEPER…
In this little snippet, James, now training to become a rabbi, speaks with a beautiful girl named Avigail, and they discover feelings each had never before experienced…
Well, hey — I’m a romantic at heart. Surely you would have expected I’d work a love interest into the story.
I’ve already posted two excerpts from MY BROTHER’S KEEPER. Check them out, and then, please, use the Comments section to let me know what you think.
The final excerpt will appear in a couple of days.