Johnny Came Home is Now Available on Smashwords

Well, my 3 month term with Amazon’s KDP Select is over. While I’ve given away a lot of free Kindle books [which gave me a lot of exposure], I’m not sure that trading exclusivity with the world’s largest e-retailer was worth sacrificing a broader distribution base. Fortunately, I’m now free to explore other options. Johnny … More Johnny Came Home is Now Available on Smashwords

John W Otte on What Video Games Can Teach Us About Backstory

While doing some market research for Johnny Came Home, I came across a post by John W. Otte, author of Failstate, a novel about superheroes who enter a TV show in hopes of winning their vigilante license. Anyway, there’s a good video on his site on what video games can teach us about backstory. If you … More John W Otte on What Video Games Can Teach Us About Backstory

Science Fiction Vs. The Bible: An Unnecessary Dichotomy

“We need more science fiction,” writes Paul Chiariello for The NewHumanism.org in a post called Science Fiction vs. The Bible. As a Christian author who happens to be a rabid sci-fi fan, I couldn’t agree more with that statement. At face value anyway. I could not disagree more with his insistence that this necessarily requires an abandonment … More Science Fiction Vs. The Bible: An Unnecessary Dichotomy

Fighting the Future – Prophecy in a Sci-Fi Universe

In Johnny Came Home, I explore the concept of super heroes [and villains] from a Biblical Creationist point of view.  In that soon-to-be-published novel, John Lazarus must fight for the future of Midwich and possibly the world as we know it. The premise of the book is that the generally unrealized pre-Flood potential of humanity … More Fighting the Future – Prophecy in a Sci-Fi Universe

Faith-based Sci-Fi as Exploratory Apologetic (via DefendingGenesis.org)

This is the self-authored essay that caused me to seriously think about writing something like Johnny Came Home. One of the things I do when I'm not being Sirius is writing on my novel, sci-fi tale with fantasy overtones. The subject or plot of said novel is unimportant to this discussion. Now by all accounts … More Faith-based Sci-Fi as Exploratory Apologetic (via DefendingGenesis.org)