Throughout the last half of the month of August, I participated in an informal challenge given by my good buddy and boss at Splickety Publishing Group, Ben Wolf, to write one flash fiction story per day for the rest of the month. I didn’t do exactly that. For one thing, I didn’t finish all of […]
In the news a lot lately about how someone is offended by this or that, or we should go out of our way not to offend someone or other for this or that reason. Recently, a restaurant took down a picture of bacon because a Muslim woman said she was offended by the image. Just […]
When I was growing up, my room was almost always a mess. Seriously. I hated cleaning–and I was definitely one of those that felt that if my room was clean, I couldn’t find anything when I needed it. Of course, it would only take me 2 seconds to find something in my own chaos. When […]
The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” The disciples were even more amazed, and […]
Cookie! No, wait, that’s not it. Chocolate! No! Stop it. You do not need a snack. That’s the exact conversation I had with myself as I sat down to start this blog post. I couldn’t believe it. My brain had suddenly gone blank, and I couldn’t think of a single word that started with C […]
Magpie Eclectic Press us a new small press looking for “all subgenres that fall under the Christian Speculative banner,” and is also open to works that are “not strictly Christian and that would appeal to a more secular audience” as long as they are not in opposition to a Christian worldview.
In case you don’t follow them on Facebook–which you should–here’s the save-the-date flyer for Realm Makers 2015. If you’ve been to Realm Makers before, what was your favorite part? Did you have a favorite workshop? If you have NOT been to Realm Makers, start saving up! Who’s going to be there in 2015?
Xchyler Publishing is having a writing contest in which the winners will be published in its upcoming Winter Fantasy Anthology. Winners will also receive royalties. The submission period is July 31-August 31. The anthology’s theme is “Out of This World . . . True Story.” Stories must be in the fantasy genre and between 5,000 […]
We know that not all of our readers are in the USA, but all of our Featured Authors are, so we’re taking the day off. For your amusement, this infographic courtesy of Flag & Banner.