Random Things

Good Luck With That

Good Luck With That

I don’t believe in luck as a random phenomenon outside of God’s control, but I do believe in mathematical randomness. The idea for this post came up during St. Patrick’s Day when a handful of friends posted memes based around the phrase “we don’t do luck”. That phrase bothers me. I think it comes off […]

Craft Books Part Two

Craft Books Part Two

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” ― Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades

You Can’t Put God into a Box (or a Book)

Being a Christian means I believe God created the universe. (No this isn’t a creation/evolution debate—the point here is not how He did it, only that He did.) So, God creating space and time means He exists outside of those constructs. God can’t be limited. God can’t be put inside a box. That doesn’t stop […]

Interview with Sarah White

My latest new voice is another debut author, Sarah White of Uncommon Universes Press. Her debut novel is Halayda, the first in her Star Fae trilogy. I read Halayda, and all I have to say is I’m so glad there will be two more! I loved this book. Nickname: Well, my elvish name is Aranel […]

Preparing

Preparing

The Amulet Saga, Volume Three The Silver Shores   We return now to The Silver Shores, to find out what has become of Reith and the other prisoners. Join me! Preparing Reith woke to the sound of someone whimpering softly. Darkness shrouded the cavernous building and the scent of sweat and filth, though less pronounced […]

Your Story is Contrived

Your Story is Contrived

I was doing a brainstorming session with a client not long ago, and she mentioned how she finds herself trying to emulate George R. R. Martin and Brandon Sanderson by adding multiple layers and and intrigues and subplots, and it was frustrating for her, because it wasn’t really what she wanted to write, but she […]

My Inspiration Board

My Inspiration Board

“Hope is a powerful thing. Some say it’s a different breed of magic altogether.” ― Stephanie Garber, Caraval