God created the heavens and the earth and he did not need to make any evolutionary dud dinosaurs or proto humans along the way. Almost all fossils and geological strata are related to the global Flood of Noah. Don't let evolutionary thinking blind you to the power of almighty God. The theory of evolution has hidden assumptions and uses half accurate reports to convince the unwary that it is a proven theory.
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My own opinion in creationism is mostly influenced by the scholars at Creation Ministries International formerly Answers in Genesis Australia. I have been accused by my fellow creationists, accuratly I believe, of being a little to speculative. Below are a few works related to creationism that might be of interest.
The Salinity of a floating forest
An old paper exploring a hard to test but reasonable argument about part of the fossil record.