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Categories

Categories Someone, somewhere, defines and decides what to label things. They put things in categories. They set the criteria for the pigeon holes into which things are stuffed. The publishing industry is much like the old hardware stores, where walls of tiny little drawers house little parts of an endless variety. Someone in those old stores knew how to find even the most obscure part, screw, or...

Good and Evil

Good and Evil Every work of fiction by any author deals with good and evil on some level. Put simply, protagonists (main characters) are good. Antagonists (the bad guys) are evil. There are shades of gray on both sides. Not all main characters are squeaky clean, without sin, or perfect in any way. Just the same, not all bad guys are completely bad or even always guys. The main characters are the...

Can Christian SF&F be Good?

Can Christian SF&F be Good? Well, can it? I struggled with this for a long time. I tried to read some Christian science fiction and fantasy, and fiction, and some of it was ... well ... not so good. So, if you have an opinion that it isn't good, you may have found some of the same work I did. That is the reason I wrote Sudden Mission and Nasty Leftovers. I wrote something I wanted to...

Holidays

Holidays NaNoWriMo 2016 is over, the end of the year holidays are here. I'm working through the last of the chapters of my "work in progress" and revising the story. This has been an interesting project and North Carolina will never be the same. This work, with the working title of Alien Alliance, will be the last in the Spirit Missions series, so I have to make certain that I wrap up all the...