Category Archives: Innocence

Why Fantasy?

“Is this written for children?” Authors of fantasy, myself included, often hear this question. The answer is, well, no.  Yes.  Maybe. Both C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien pointed out that although fairy tales and myths have in our culture been … Continue reading

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Old Friends Meet

How fun is it to have lunch with old school chums you haven’t seen in many years?  Really fun!  There we all were, laughing and squealing as though we were still in junior high, and reminisced.  Finally, we are old … Continue reading

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Jonah!

Jonah – a prophet who defied God.  The Prodigal Son’s elder brother – a man who refused to forgive.  What if they met? Read an excerpt from my short story, “Jonah,” here:  http://www.tuscanypress.com/blog/jonah-short-story-submission.php. Comments welcome!

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Home

I was no more than two or three years old when a strange but wonderful moment came upon me.  I was watching the passing scene from a car window as rolling hillocks of very green grass flowed by, lit by … Continue reading

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