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Fresh Voice RJ Metcalf

Fresh Voice RJ Metcalf

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Since NAF is about unpublished authors, it makes sense to feature writers who are just getting started in their careers. I met RJ(Becky) at Realm Makers this year playing Toon D&D (and crossed off bucket list item from fourth grade – playing D&D). We happened […]

Eight Ways to Handle Stress

Eight Ways to Handle Stress

So, I was going to write a fall update this week, right? Right. Well, one of the things I was planning on talking about has become something I need more direction for. (Lots of praying happening here.) With that said, I decided to postpone the fall update, again. Maybe by the time I get around […]

Lorehaven

Lorehaven

On this blog, we often talk about the power of story and the high calling we as creatives have to express Truth in a new way, to show the glory of God in dark places, and to reflect God’s creative image by creating fantastic things. We also lament the fact that we’re in a strange […]

Traveling with Samwise

Traveling with Samwise

“This is the hour of the Shire-folk, when they arise from their quiet fields to shake the towers and counsels of the Great.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Reading Outside of your Genre

Reading Outside of your Genre

“Read. Read. Read. Read many genres. Read good writing. Read bad writing and figure out the difference. Learn the craft of writing.” Carol Berg

Wednesday Inspiration

Wednesday Inspiration

“Yeah, but broken isn’t the same as unfixable.”
Marissa Meyer, Winter

Fifteen Reasons why I fell in love with Realm Makers

Fifteen Reasons why I fell in love with Realm Makers

Since Realm Makers  is right around the corner, I thought I’d share this post again. I wrote this one right after I came back from my first year at RM! The night I made it back from the conference I grabbed a notebook and started writing down all the things I loved about Realm Makers. […]