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Where do you get your inspiration? For me, it can something as simple as a “what if” question to change a story …

July 16, 2017

I am a binge writer. I always have been, and I probably always will be. What is a binge writer you ask? A binge …

July 3, 2017
AnatomyGraysSex

Jim held a gray spheroid up to the light. “So Doc, you’re saying the sex of this alien was actually female?” “That …

February 13, 2017

The autopsy window allowed Jim a clear view of the good doctor’s grim work. The gray-skinned corpse had been cut open from …

January 16, 2017
Character Eyes

The carbine was still jammed and Jim couldn’t do anything to fix it. He finally tossed it aside and cursed the shoddy …

November 9, 2016

The murmur of countless alien tongues subsided as the chairman of the interstellar council called for order. The delegates to Mecatol Rex …

October 11, 2016

We discussed the first three suggestion to overcoming writing obstacles in an earlier blog. Run, walk, exercise – stir up the endorphins …

August 17, 2016

  Save money. Learn theology. Become a better writer. Minister more effective. That’s my hope for you. In this second year of …

August 9, 2016

One of the occupational hazards of the writing-editing life is back and/or neck pain as a result of poor posture. We’re often …

February 27, 2016

How do you know your story is worth telling? How do you evaluate whether or not your idea is a good one? …

September 9, 2015
Governance

The people in your world need governance. I’m sorry. I wish I could make it untrue, but a believable ruling system exists …

September 5, 2015

Thanks to my past teen self, I will never run out of book ideas. I spent those years writing pages of book/scene/character ideas—much …

August 25, 2015

One of the most beautiful passages in Scripture that expresses God’s providence, as well as, being one of the most challenging passages …

August 7, 2015

The editor had me rework my first novel, changing it from the omniscient point of view to third-person limited. I’m so glad …

August 6, 2015

Devotions: Seeds to Grow Faith I still have a copy of the first sermon I ever preached. Imagine trying to cram the …

August 2, 2015

We’ve all heard the cliche, “Content is King.” The power of blogging depends on meaningful content. With the increasing numbers of blogs on …

June 25, 2015

You’re a lover of books and in you burns a desire which you cannot ignore. You want to write! At the same …

June 23, 2015

I went to a meeting just to be nice to my friend, but I heard a phrase I have not forgotten. In …

June 17, 2015
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