I have to confess that I have a guilty pleasure. I like to read my own books. Well, put it this way. I’m never going to be rich off the sales of my books. Sure, a few people read and enjoy them, but not nearly as many as I would like. And some books still … More Read It Again, Sam
In 2012, I decided for the first time to join the crazy international project known as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for those who are familiar with it. Each November, hundreds of thousands of would-be authors are challenged to write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Because it was my first time, and because … More Keep It Simple? Or Complex?
Well, sort of. This is the first year that I have actively pursued writing awards. I blame it on my colleagues Kyle Portbury and Mike Agee, one an award-winning filmmaker and the other an award-winning radio broadcaster. I have to work with these two bozos every day. Whenever Kyle does a short film, he goes … More Yes, it’s good news. No, I didn’t win.
I was in love. I might have thought I had been in love before, but I really hadn’t know what love was until I met Shelly. She was my world, my future, and everything I thought about. I asked Robert, my college roommate and best friend, what he thought about her. “She’s great…I guess,” he … More A Lover’s Challenge
Sudden Mission by Guy L. Pace. Vox Dei Publishing. 198 pages. Once again I find myself reviewing a book from the Christian speculative fiction thread of Goodreads. Authors and reviewers there agreed to read, critique and review each others books. It’s been a good opportunity for me to meet and see some new and exciting … More Review: “Sudden Mission” by Guy L. Pace
Kingdom Come by Justin Coogle. Amazon Digital Services. 406 pages. This is the second book that I have read and reviewed as a result of a thread I joined on Goodreads directed at those who write Christian speculative fiction. While the first book was a bit of a disappointment, this one was a pleasant surprise. … More Review: “Kingdom Come” by Justin Coogle
Invasion (Tales of Mighty Men Book 1) by David Bergsland. 218 pages. For purposes of transparency, I need to state that I came upon this book when I was assigned it on Goodreads as part of a thread on Christian speculative fiction. The authors and readers there agreed to review each other’s books for the … More Review: “Invasion” by David Bergsland