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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

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.

When it’s appropriate to rebel

When it’s appropriate to rebel

One of the objections I heard repeatedly when I pitched Alara’s Call to agents and editors was that because the heroine disobeys her father—who is also the prime minister—her behavior is unbilblical, because we are instructed to submit to authority. Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

I apologize for not being well prepared and having a post ready for today. We got home late last night from our three-week trip and two full, loooooong days on the road, and I didn’t have the time or energy to write one. But, I figure you all have better things to do than blog […]

Freedom Is The Right Of All Sentient Beings

Who said that? Of course, it was none other than the venerable leader of the Autobots and holder of the Matrix itself, Optimus Prime. He was a wise bot if I ever knew one. *puts away his nerd flag. Freedom. What is freedom? Freedom as defined by Merriam-Webster is 1 : the quality or state […]

New Author Series: The Watchers

I’m a sucker for a good Independence Day/ X-Files sci-fi, and so is my wife.  The Watchers by Carol Van Drie brings the best of those ideas and puts them in a God inspired Christian sci-fi thriller.  Whereas I must admit that during the last round of the MLP Premise Competition The Watchers did not […]