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A Fluorescent Idea

As an author, I love words and the images they conjure. A while back, I spent some time replacing old light bulbs with the new energy-saving fluorescent type. They look really cool. You know how a light bulb turns on… Read More ›

Critique Group – The Cup

No killing kittens! Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful…. Read More ›

I am a Turner-Offer

I have decided to accept my station in life, as well as the fact that others are born for a different task. I am a turner-offer. As I walk through my house, I often find many lights turned on with no… Read More ›

Writing with Passion – Audio and Video

I  believe we should write with passion, which requires us to be passionate about the topic or theme of our work. Below is an audio of a talk I did at the Montrose Christian Writers’ Conference – “Passion, the Fire that Cannot be… Read More ›

Time Echoes – The What and the Why

The Time Echoes Trilogy officially debuts this week. This series is a rewrite of Echoes from the Edge, which was published by Zondervan in 2008 through 2009. For those of you who have read the original series, here are the major… Read More ›

Writing Q&A Number 7

From Hope: Over the past year I have written out a manuscript, gone through and fixed grammar errors, etc., but recently I’ve gotten some feedback and have rewritten the whole beginning. Now I’m going through the manuscript again, but because… Read More ›

Critique Group – A Monster Saved Part 2

We need to be nicer than the emperor. Compliment first. Critique second. And suggest specific ways to improve. Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have… Read More ›

Announcement About My Books

After several weeks of prayer and contemplation, I decided to take my publishing rights back from AMG Publishers for Dragons in our Midst, Oracles of Fire, Children of the Bard, Tales of Starlight, and I Know Why the Angels Dance…. Read More ›

Critique Group – Where Werewolves Come From

Critiques can pop your balloon or burst your bubble, but don’t let that get you down. Just learn from the critique and keep writing. Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission… Read More ›

Critique Group – He

Let’s hope Darth is not your critique partner. Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on… Read More ›