Tag Archive | Spec Fic

Cover Reveal for Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch

Cover Reveal for Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch

Willoughby has an itch he can’t reach. An itch he can’t scratch. Not just a little itch, a TERRIBLY ITCHY ITCH. Nothing he does will make it go away. What can a dragon do when he has an itch he can’t reach?

My TBR List

My TBR List

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” ―Stephen King

JaNoWriMo Second Update

JaNoWriMo Second Update

I was in my story world again. The characters were real again.

Realm Makers JaNoWriMo

Realm Makers JaNoWriMo

So, NaNoWriMo didn’t work out for me this year. My sister was in and out of the hospital the whole month of November, and we were running to St. Louis quite a bit. She’s perfectly fine now! We’re so glad. But, thanks to my Realm Makers family, I get another chance in January with JaNoWriMO! Yay! […]

The Greatest of These

The Greatest of These

I spent last weekend at the annual Realm Makers conference, the writers’ conference dedicated to people of faith who write speculative fiction. Realm Makers was developed in many ways because us lovers of science fiction and fantasy felt as if we had no place in the Christian marketplace. We were in sort of a no-man’s-land […]

Christian Fiction Parables

Christian Fiction Parables

Last week, in my post When is Christian Fiction Not? I talked about  the lines between Christian fiction and secular fiction, and how more and more Christian speculative fiction seems to be cross-over, not really appropriate for the CBA market, but not secular enough for the mainstream market. Someone commented that back in the old […]

Making Stuff Up

Making Stuff Up

Most of the ideas for my novels come from things I’ve been thinking about, things that I think are interesting, things I think are cool, and so on. A lot of times I’ll hear about something or read about something mysterious or unexplained, and my mind will start wandering and go to the “what if.” […]