All posts for the month October, 2014

What Are You Afraid Of?

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott One day a voice entered my imagination from nowhere.  It was kind, but firmly challenging. “What are you afraid of?” it said. I was sure it was supposed to be from some scene in my books, […]

Book Review: “A Time to Die” by Nadine Brandes (and GIVEAWAY!)

As soon as I heard about this book, I wanted it. A Time to Die (first in a trilogy) is a dystopian book – like The Hunger Games, Divergent, or The Giver – but by a Christian author and woven through with themes of faith. Nadine Brandes’s desire is that A Time to Die will spur readers on to live life more intentionally, […]

Character Interview: Catherine

A couple of weeks ago we sneaked up on one of my characters from The Kraesinia Trilogy, Kevin, and asked him some questions about himself.  Continuing in a series of character interviews, today I’m going to find and talk to his sister, Catherine… I’ll probably find her at the DMV, since Aunt Mariah drops her […]

Whom Shall I Fear? – When Doctor Who Gets It Wrong

I love Doctor Who.  The show is clever, and exciting, and funny, and full of interesting characters and worlds.  It also has many beautiful quotes and messages that I appreciate, such as the inherent dignity of humankind, the value of each individual life, selfless sacrifice, courage, and the faithfulness of true love. That said, although the […]