Dude, By Kat Heckenbach “It looks like snot.” “What’s your point, Frankie?” If Frankie had been anything less than a computer language genius I wouldn’t allow him in my classroom, much less hire him as a lab assistant. “Well, dude…” I lifted my gaze from the microscope in front of me and glared at him.
I was born into a solidly Christian family. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles…Southern Baptist to the bone, every last one of them. And yet, despite the constant example of faith around me, I faltered for many years. High school was a rough time for me. My boyfriend was several years older and got me involved in […]
Sharon Hinck writes fantasy and sci-fi all in one with her Restorer series, which was previously published by NavPress. It has now been re-released in an expanded edition by Marcher Lord Press! Today, I’d like to share my thoughts on the series. Don’t stop reading after that, though–immediately following my review is an interview with […]
I worked in retail for several years about 20 years ago. The one common thing I was taught at all my jobs (crappy as they were) was, “The customer is always right.” Not sometimes. Not only if every letter of the return policy is followed. Not only if they err on the side of the […]
Last week I submitted the score sheets for the entrants I judged in the Phoenix Rattler writing contest. I’m one of the preliminary judges. That means I got to score the first ten pages of two manuscripts out of many, many entered as part of the first level of competition. The manuscripts that make it […]