Review: “Daclaxvia: Book 1: Nascent” by D. John Cliffson

Daclaxvia: Book 1: Nascent by D. John Cliffson. Self-published. 294 pages. As I have mentioned here before, I belong to a thread on Goodreads of Speculative Christian Fiction authors who trade books and end up reviewing and critiquing each other’s books every few months. I have two lined up in the next two months, and … More Review: “Daclaxvia: Book 1: Nascent” by D. John Cliffson

What, Me Worry?

This is the second semester of my 21st year of teaching college level students. And believe it or not, after teaching 42 semesters of classes, I still get nervous when I think about my classes. Do I know what I am talking about? Am I prepared? Will the students see through the facade I put … More What, Me Worry?

Review: “The Kingdom–Here Be Dragons, Here Be Dreams” by Joanne Rolston

The Kingdom: Here Be Dragons, Here Be Dreams by Joanne Rolston. JKR Publishing. 311 Pages. This was another book designated to me as part of a thread on Goodreads for those interested in Christian Speculative Fiction. I’m blessed to be a part of that thread, both as someone whose able to contribute manuscripts and someone … More Review: “The Kingdom–Here Be Dragons, Here Be Dreams” by Joanne Rolston

A Writer’s Duty

Back in 1993, then Phoenix Suns basketball star Charles Barkley declared, “I am not a role model.” The issue was that he just wanted to play basketball, and his fame was getting in the way. However, the reality was that as he became more well known, his responsibility went beyond what he did on the … More A Writer’s Duty