Stepping out of routine for a moment to give you a quick update and an opportunity to help me out! New Wrinkle Publishing is conducting a contest in which authors can submit the synopsis (blurb) of their novel for a chance to win the grand prize. What is that prize? Not only is the book […]Read more "A Plethoran Contest!"
It has been a while since I’ve shared any new writing with you here, so I think it’s time to rectify that. This is a story that runs in a different vein that what I usually do, a mix of horror and allegory. I say it’s horror, and it certainly has those elements, but my […]Read more "Story: “Dante’s Ascent”"
A couple years ago, the Occupy Wall Street movement sprang up on the pretense that the affluent 1% was hording the wealth for themselves and using it in corrupt ways. The best way to rectify this, according to the movement, was to spread their money around to the 99% so we could all be rich and […]Read more "Grace For The Rich In ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’"
Happy October, everyone! Starting off this fun month with a little sermon based on 1 Corinthian 11:1. Grab some coffee or hot cocoa and enjoy the audio! Music by Andrew Greer. Also, if you’ve been enjoying my reflections on books I’ve read (like last week’s post), check out a couple articles I wrote for moviepilot […]Read more "Sermon: Imitation Game"
In Kesrith, the first book of the Faded Sun trilogy by C.J. Cherryh, we’re introduced to a universe crawling out of a long war. The humans have won and are moving to claim new territory from the fat, slob-like regul, who employed an ancient race known as the mri. That last group is bitter about the […]Read more "‘Shon’jir’ and Becoming New"
In an usually crazy and tumultuous election season, I have kept my mouth shut when it came to political commentary. Partially because I didn’t want to wade into those waters and partially because I wanted to give myself adequate time to formulate thoughts before spouting off some words. Now, finally, some words have been drawn. […]Read more "Of Monsters and Politicians"
After a week off for Labor Day (and some travel), it’s time to return to the grindstone of blogging. However, today I will not be introducing a new thought to you through written word, but spoken. Enjoy this little sermon I gave at a local nursing home on Psalm 13. It is for the times when […]Read more "Sermon: How Long?"