Fairy Tales Are For Boys, Too

I’ve often thought that fairy tales are unfortunately named. Not many boys want to get near any story that has the name “fairy” or “princess” in it. That sounds like a stereotype – but go ahead, ask the next boy you see how many fairy stories he’s read lately. Or ever. But I say that [...]

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Pictures of the World Through the Wardrobe

I am a huge believer in the capability of art to take us into other worlds. In fact, it’s much the same way I feel about books. And when the two are brought together – a book and the artwork that represents it – the cosmos can utterly explode! Okay, well, they do for me, [...]

Edits, ARCs and a Tree House

This week I've been working on edits for THE WORD CHANGERS. The first round was finished a few weeks ago, and the second round (thankfully!) was much less intense. There will likely be a third round quite soon, which will probably be the last! *Happy dance!* My publisher informs me he hopes to have ARCs [...]

What In the World is “Christian” Fantasy?

Truthfully? I don’t know. All right, I know how I myself define Christian fantasy, let’s put it that way. But a clear-cut definition that pleases everyone? Not sure that will ever happen. So, here’s what I think: I think a Christian fantasy story can be one of a few things. For now I’m going to [...]

My Cover Art and Future Giveaways

For any of you who didn't get a chance to check out the official Cover Reveal over at Anne Elisabeth Stengl's blog, here's the cover for my book, THE WORD CHANGERS, which releases in June. The giveaway at Anne Elisabeth's is over, but don't worry! I will be doing another giveaway when the book releases. [...]