Faith-based Sci-Fi as Exploratory Apologetic (Revisited)

Over 4 years ago, I wrote an essay that caused me to seriously think about writing something like Johnny Came Home. At the time, I was writing Øtherworld, a sci-fi tale with fantasy overtones. I was having a hard time finishing it, so I wrote this essay to sharpen my focus a bit. The idea was … More Faith-based Sci-Fi as Exploratory Apologetic (Revisited)

Our First 5-Star Review: ‘Johnny Came Home’ And We Hope He Sets Up House

K G Powderly, Jr., author of The Windows of Heaven series, weighed in with five stars on Johnny Came Home’s first Amazon review. His review expounds on the mythological elements I crafted into the world of John Lazarus: As a boy, I lived at the pharmacy comic book section, where The Avengers and X-Men captured … More Our First 5-Star Review: ‘Johnny Came Home’ And We Hope He Sets Up House

Johnny Came Home – Action-Packed Apologetics Fiction Now Available in Paperback and Kindle Versions

As many of you already know, Johnny Came Home was self-published on Sept 28, 2012! We’re very excited obviously… and we’ve been so involved with promoting it that we forgot to update the website! For those of you just tuning in, Johnny Came Home is an action-packed apologetics sci-fi novel filled with epic battles, zombies, comic book … More Johnny Came Home – Action-Packed Apologetics Fiction Now Available in Paperback and Kindle Versions

Yet More Bad Self-Editing Advice, or Things I Missed

Ugh. My amazing wife just finished Johnny Came Home and I had to edit the book yet again. Since the things I missed were fairly easy to fix, but oh-so-crucial to making the book the best it could be, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on repeated words, unnecesarry sentences, character development, flow, paradoxes, … More Yet More Bad Self-Editing Advice, or Things I Missed

Christian Science Fiction: The Limits of Time Travel

For reasons unfathomable [OK, I was reading one of Tim Chaffey’s Truth Chronicles novels], I found myself thinking about time travel the other day. Whether it has occurred to you or not, time travel is a bit tricky to deal with in a Christian novel. Why? Because whether we’re dealing with the past or future, … More Christian Science Fiction: The Limits of Time Travel