Writing Fantasy: Part 1

You may or may not know that I write fantasy. In addition to all this other stuff I write, I have a completed fantasy novel (in with alphas now!) and have a second that is a huge contender for a stand alone debut novel. Time will tell, of course, but I'm really enjoying the process … Continue reading Writing Fantasy: Part 1

Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (available June 12)

What this book is about:  This nonfiction explores issues that the author, Rachel Held Evans, has wrestled with in her walk of faith. Each chapter begins with a more creative work, it could be a sonnet about the beast, a screenplay about Job or an essay by Hagar before diving more fully into the subject … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (available June 12)

If you’re not enough without it, you won’t be enough with it

I've been reading Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott (a review will be coming for that!) and today, I read the most profound sentence of the ENTIRE book, I think. Or at least the only one I can remember right now. "If you're not enough without the gold medal, you won't be enough with it." … Continue reading If you’re not enough without it, you won’t be enough with it

Easter!

Easter. Probably the most significant holiday in the Christian tradition. I suppose we could certainly argue between Christmas and Easter, because with Christmas, there is no Easter. Without Jesus being born, he couldn't die. And if he didn't die, he couldn't live AGAIN. That's really the significance of this day in Christendom. Jesus didn't stay … Continue reading Easter!