Tag Archive | imagination

Absent Mindfulness

Absent Mindfulness

Because I’m the editor, I’ve seen the guest post that’s going to run tomorrow. And since Brittany hit on a similar topic Wednesday, I figured I’d jump on the bandwagon and we might look as if we planned this to be a “Two Worlds” theme week. Back when his translation of Homer’s Odyssey was about […]

How Much Fiction Do You Allow In Your Fiction?

How Much Fiction Do You Allow In Your Fiction?

I recently read a short story where the setting was built on a declaration contrary to my belief in the character of God. It wasn’t antagonistic towards my belief, but following his tale under this premise made it difficult to suspend my disbelief. However, the story was well-written, with empathetic characters in a creative world, […]

Off in My Own World

The person who said “Writing fantasy is easy. You get to just make everything up,” clearly hasn’t written any fantasy. Sure, you get to make it all up. But that means you, well, have to make it all up. And in the meantime, you better not make something up that somebody else you haven’t even […]

THE STORY

What about getting published is so important to the Christian writer? Is it the money? I hope not. Is it the fame? Again, I hope not. If it is not these things that drive us to submit to countless rejections and hours of worry, what is it? THE STORY