Tag Archives: imagination

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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New Book!

Here is my new, beautifully illustrated small coffee table book to delight adults and children alike, and just in time for Christmas.  It is Plura: The Fantastic Adventures of a Drop of Water.   Plura is a tiny droplet with a big thirst for all that … Continue reading

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Two Reviews of The Forest

I’m delighted to post these two reviews.  Enjoy! The Forest, a review by Barbara Gilcrest What a gentle book!  To open the cover of The Forest is to step into the world of the Graybarks  where Timkin lives with his … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Ambrose – a Review

The Wisdom of Ambrose by Susan Prudhomme (OakTara, February 2011) 167 pages. Reviewed by Christine Sunderland In this delightful fantasy by Susan Prudhomme, empty-nester Susan Anderson seeks to find her true identity among the lofty and silent redwoods of Northern … Continue reading

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Books!!

Hallelujah!  My books are on their way!  I’ve spent the last few days working with the editor to get them ready, and they are now with the printer.  I am dancing around, holding my breath, hoping to have them in my … Continue reading

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Back Again

Hi Everyone – I feel like I’ve been gone for a year, but it’s really only been a month-plus.  But I have traveled!  Oh yes, I have been back in the world of The Forest, writing a sequel, The Desert.  … Continue reading

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Advent

Advent.  Such an ignored season, submerged under the flood of Christmas – no, X-mas – excess.  Imagine, expecting people to enter into four weeks of silence, introspection, and contemplation, just when the tree has to go up, gifts have to … Continue reading

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Living With(out) Technology

I used to spend time just sitting and thinking.  Did you?  I’d get a cup of tea, and lounge on the sofa, and stare out the window.  All kinds of thoughts would flow through my mind.  Soon, I would notice … Continue reading

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Light

Reading the creation story in Genesis, I suddenly pictured myself tucked safely under God’s arm, watching as He worked, day by day calling more and more of His universe into being.  “Let there be light,” He said.  Now, I can … Continue reading

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Earthquakes

Thinking about earthquakes.  The devastation in Haiti  and the suffering that is going on there make it hard to countenance my concerns with the petty issues of my own life right now.  What should be my response?  What can be … Continue reading

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