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Why I write Christian Speculative Fiction

Why I write Christian Speculative Fiction

Guest Blogger: Sarah Addison-Fox Before I explain why I love writing speculative fiction, I feel like I need a disclaimer. I am by no means an expert on the topic. I stumbled into reading spec fiction when I was binge reading Christian books a couple years ago. I started with Donita K. Paul, moved to […]

How I Overcame Fear and Wrote a Zombie Novel

How I Overcame Fear and Wrote a Zombie Novel

Guest Blogger: Michele Israel Harper I hate zombies. So I decided to write a zombie book. Of course. Candace Marshall and I may not be a whole lot alike, but we share one thing glaringly in common. We both hate zombies. Thankfully, I wrote her, and thankfully, she has to deal with the zombies, not […]

We Need to Look at the…Darkness…!

We Need to Look at the…Darkness…!

Guest Blogger: HG Ferguson “Wᴇ Nᴇᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ Lᴏᴏᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ Lɪɢʜᴛ” has become sort of a rallying cry in some circles of those who write Christian speculative fiction (hereafter called spec fic). It has generated the obligatory “buzz” in the blogs and on its face, appears quite admirable. Its proponents maintain that since we are […]

Character Spotlight: Alain Harper

Character Spotlight: Alain Harper

Guest Blogger: John Wheeler “Be on your guard,” Edward ordered those behind and beside him as he slowly rode forward, not to Sir Martin’s great pleasure. The man he approached wore a hooded cloak, pants, belt and boots all of charcoal gray and an ivory pullover shirt under it. A scabbard on his back, likewise […]

R. J. Larson on why Christian publishers shy away from fantasy

R. J. Larson on why Christian publishers shy away from fantasy

By guest blogger R. J. Larson I never intended to become a fantasy author. A fantasy reader? Yes, always! A fantasy movie-goer and fantasy television fanatic? Definitely! But never a fantasy author—fantasy was not my calling. However… Two and a half years ago, I awoke with a dream-fragment spinning through my brain—an obviously Biblical fantasy […]

Special Guest — C. S. Lakin

This week’s guest is C.S. Lakin, author of The Gates of Heaven Series, which includes The Wolf of Tebron, The Map Across Time, and The Land of Darkness. I first became aware of C.S. Lakin’s writing because of reviews like THIS ONE posted by Grace Bridges of Splashdown Books. I promptly went out and bought The […]

Special Guest – Bryan Davis

Introduction By Kat Heckenbach Bryan Davis is the author of multiple Christian young adult fantasy series—yes, that’s multiple series, including Dragons in Our Midst, Oracles of Fire, Echoes From the Edge, Dragons of Starlight, and Tales of Starlight, together comprised of fourteen novels (so far). He’s also penned and published one mainstream young adult novel, […]