So the last few weeks I didn’t post any stories. There’s a reason: My computer has been kaput. It’s back now! Technical difficulties present more problems than just posting difficulties, though. See, I’ve gotten used to this keyboard. Which meant that while I could have stolen my Bride’s laptop and typed up a new story… […]Read More Experiencing Technical Difficulties…
Sometimes I write depressing things. In part, that’s because I have clinical depression. Honestly, if you look at what I post, it probably shouldn’t surprise anyone – after all, I have a lot of “Oh, sad” stories, and then some with a more humorous bent. Which is really a lot like having depression. Most of […]Read More Sad Little Stories
People ask where I get my ideas. Sometimes I can say, sometimes I can’t. I can say where I learned storytelling, though. I learned it from role playing. This article mentions how many authors got their start through role playing games like Dungeons and Dragons. It’s pretty nifty. I got involved in role playing relatively […]Read More The Secret Power Behind Storytelling
At the beginning of this, about a month and a half ago, I wrote that my goal was to post three times a week for a minimum of six weeks. Yeah. It didn’t happen. There’s a lot of things going on that I could blame. First, I’m a pastor, and this is Lent – the […]Read More Constipated Storytelling
Wasn’t this blog about… um… Christians writing speculative fiction? Wasn’t this supposed to be about some people writing their speculative fiction that happened to be Christian? So, what happened to the fiction? What’s with all the reviews? I’ve mentioned it before, but it appears I’m in the “READ MOAR” section of a cycle I run […]Read More Whither Fiction?
So, I suspect I’m the last person able to read above a second-grade level to actually read it, but last night I finished reading Hunger Games. As I suspect most people have already formed their opinions of the novel, I’m not going to bother with a review. I will say that overall, I enjoyed it. […]Read More I finally read Hunger Games.
Once upon a time there was a young couple who loved each other very much and found much joy in remembering their wedding day as they looked through wedding albums. Since the young lady was a talented photographer, she and her husband decided that they wanted to help other people have wedding joy as well. […]Read More “The Price of Citizenship” … in the writer’s market?