Edward Wills


United States

Writing is a passion of mine, something I've done since my elementary school days and hope to continue as long as I am alive. Topics of special interest to me are the North Carolina beaches, interesting people and places that stir the imagination.

Toymaker of Southport

In an age of electronics, Paul Guerin still handcrafts toys from wood with the precision and durability of years past. Most repre-sent transportation and work vehicles, including tow trucks, trains, cranes and more.

Topsail Magazine
A Meeting Place | Topsail Magazine

Sundial Coffee and Tea has been open for less than a year, but already it has become a home away from home for many Topsail area residents and visitors. On any day the cozy couch and brightly colored tables are filled with old friends catching up, young moms chatting with friends, and entrepreneurs and students multi-tasking on laptops.

Daily Devotion - My Final Conversation With My Brother | Devotable

For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing; they have no further reward, and even their name is forgotten. Their love, their hate and their jealousy have long since vanished; never again will they have a part in anything that happens under the sun Ecclesiastes 9:5-6 NIV The final time I talked to my little brother, Ricky, the conversation was jovial.

Holly Ridge Ministries
Starting a Conversation with a Stranger

"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling," 1 Peter 4:8 I admit it, I am not the most hospitable person on the world. I'm one of those persons who never learned to smile.

Word Monarch
Blogging is a Vital Marketing Tool

Does your business have a blog? If not, you're missing an important way to engage customers, clients and strangers. Want those searching for content on the web to know you're an expert? Is your desire to show that you're a thought-leader in your industry? Build trust? Market an event? A blog can accomplish these things. And more. And this can lead to an increased SEO ranking (website hits) and more income for your business. They drive traffic to your main websites and promote your...