The Disciples (Strait Truth Series, Book 2) by Celeste Perrino-Walker, 226 pages. As I have commented in one of my reviews before, the two criteria I use to determine if a book is great and not just good are (1) did it surprise me? and (2) did it stick in my mind long after I … More Review: “The Disciples” by Celeste Perrino-Walker
LOL. I finally have time to think. Spring Break is upon us–and by us I mean students and faculty at our school–and it’s just in time. Everyone I know is welcome for the break, but we are also thinking about the mound of work that we are leaving behind, and which will be even larger … More Thoughts from the Hallway
I just got to my office after spending the early morning (1) hacking out the first few words in my part of our new novel; and (2) struggling to understand how to make Scrivener work for two authors long distance. As I have mentioned here before, my next book is a co-authored project with Celeste … More From Vermont to Egypt: The Co-Authoring Adventure Continues
I’ve been at this adventure called indie authoring since the beginning of 2012–so I guess that’s about three years now. It’s a lonely, stressful, exciting, fulfilling pursuit. So far, there’s not a lot of money in it, and there’s a steep learning curve. I’m more confident more than I was when I started, but just … More Writers Helping Writers
“Blessed are they who did not see, and yet believed.” –John 20:29. I write in a genre called Christian suspense, and I’ve been asked more than once on Twitter what the difference is between Christian suspense and ordinary suspense. To answer that, you have to understand the way Christians think…or at least how they should … More Where’s the Suspense in Christian?
My father was a “jack of all trades and master of none.” He was really good at fixing things with his hands, but wasn’t really fantastic at anything. I guess that’s where I inherit my short attention span. Once again, time to be transparent. My latest book, Chosen, has tanked for all intents and purposes. … More Platform vs. Inspiration
Have I ever told you how much I like being an indie author? Sure, you have to do everything yourself, and often you feel that you’re not qualified to do it. And there are no guarantees you will sell even one of your books. But I am the kind of guy who is bored easily. … More My Other Hat