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[28 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

Self-published book sells 10,000 copies
By Catherine Amos
Published by the Culpeper Star-Exponent: April 27, 2008
Local independent author Virginia Morton has sold more than 10,000 copies of her novel, “Marching Through Culpeper.”
To put that in context, the average book in America sells about 500 copies, according to “Publisher’s Weekly” magazine in 2006, and fiction is considered successful if it sells 5,000 copies.
In 2000, Morton self-published the first edition of her work of historical fiction, set in Culpeper during the Civil War. She credits her readers for spreading the praise about her book …

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[1 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Sacrifices! Have I not made them? What is my life here but a daily sacrifice?” – General Stonewall Jackson
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. (Romans 12:1)
What is the legacy of General Stonewall Jackson?
How is that still impacting Virginia and America today?
In the past few months I have become fascinated with the spiritual legacy of General Stonewall Jackson and the impact he has had and continues to still have on …