Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ancient Automatons

Perhaps it’s no surprise that as a reader and writer of fantasy, I’m interested in unusual inventions and ancient technologies, devices from our world that may provide inspiration for unique fantasy realms. And the inventions of Hero (sometimes known as … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled:
A Character Journey

The Road Less Traveled By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it … Continue reading

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Fantasy Novel Repeats

Recently, I read The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer, a historical fantasy novel that released this month. The concept seemed familiar, and the further I got into the story, the more confident I was that I had read the book … Continue reading

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Imagination and the Infinite Story

“We are all limited to five senses (that we know of), and we must live in and interact with this world, with art and language that is much too big for us. But we also have imaginations and a creative … Continue reading

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Waiting for Dawn

On July 8th, my two younger sisters and my sister-in-law (as close as a sister to me) were in a severe car accident. Even as I write this, my sister-in-law remains at the hospital in a coma, and the doctors … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Christian Fantasy for Women: Fruit of the Forbidden Tree

Maria Tatham, a fellow writer of Christian fantasy and a blogger over at Christian Fantasy for Women graciously invited me to write a guest post for her blog. Here’s an excerpt from the post: The concept of forbidden fruit is … Continue reading

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Christian Fantasy News and Releases, July 2012

Here’s the latest batch of Christian fantasy releases from publishers large and small–just in time for summer vacations. If you know of other new releases, please feel free to share them in the comments. Happy reading! The Dark Faith by … Continue reading

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