The One In Light: The Prime Insurgency Series, Volume 1 by J.D. Stonebridge. First the good news. This is an interesting concept. I was asked to review a book by a fellow indie author, which I agreed to, and ended up reading what amounts to an episode of a series, rather than an actual book. … More Review: “The One In Light” by J.D. Stonebridge
Hell’s Faire (Legacy of the Aldenata Book 4) by John Ringo. Baen Books. 416 pages. In case you haven’t picked up my review of other books in this series, in the process of my browsing on the Internet, John Ringo’s Posleen War series came out as #1 as far as military science fiction is concerned. … More Review: “Hell’s Faire” by John Ringo
“The world does not need more Christian literature. What it needs is more Christians writing more good literature.” — C.S. Lewis The city of the future was made of glass and steel, and shone brilliantly in the night. It was surrounded by ribbons of light, a steady stream of vehicles shining in the night as … More It’s About The Fall of Adam and Eve. Or About the Antichrist. Or Maybe Neither of Them.
A Hymn Before Battle (Posleen War Series #1) by John Ringo. Baen Books. 480 pages. I stumbled upon this military sci-fi book a few months ago when I was online and I saw a list of the best military science fiction series. Maybe it was on Goodreads, I don’t remember. Anyway, the covers, like a … More Review: “A Hymn Before Battle” by John Ringo
I am the faculty sponsor of the Rough Writers, the student creative writing club here at Southwestern Adventist University. We’re pretty open and loose about what people can bring to the group to be critiqued, and inevitably there is at least one or two writers in the group whose favorite genre is fantasy. Many would-be … More When Nonfiction Becomes Fiction…and Vice Versa
People occasionally ask me how many books I have written, and my usual response is, “Written? Or published?” Because there really is a difference. Every writer has ugly stepchildren: those stories, articles, books and other projects that started off as grand ideas but never saw the light of day, and in the end, the writer … More Ugly Stepchildren and Other Beginnings
I’ve been asked what the hardest part of writing a novel is, and my answer tends to be directly related to how well my novel-building is going at the time. My dad used to have a saying: “Some days you eat the bear, and some days the bear eats you.” Some books come together quickly … More Brick By Brick