Tag: speculative fiction

5 Thoughts on Profanity in Christian Fiction

As a kid, I put down the book JAWS because I reached a point where one character was cussing out another character. Nowadays, I probably would’ve kept reading. Why? My thoughts on the issue of profanity have changed. In my

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5 Reasons to Hire an Editor

A friend of mine recently posted 5 issues he had with hiring an editor to help him hone his writing in response to this admittedly sardonic post by my good friend and colleague Avily Jerome. His concerns are valid, but rooted

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5 Things Luc Besson Movies Teach Us About Writing

Do you know who Luc Besson is? If not, you should. He’s the mind behind great films like Leon: The Professional, Taken, and The Fifth Element. Unfortunately, everything I’ve seen from him recently has been utter garbage. In the last

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12 Outlandish Writing Goals for 2015

A few weeks ago Splickety published a blog post with my suggestions for 6 Things to Keep in Mind when Setting Goals. With that in mind, how could I not write a post sharing the ins and outs of my goals with all

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6 Reasons I’m Attending Realm Makers in 2015

Disclaimer: I am on the operating board of Realm Makers and have been an avid supporter of both Realm Makers and ACFW in my time as an author. This blog post represents my opinion and my opinion only unless otherwise

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