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Once: Six Historically Inspired Fairytales

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Hello friends! Today I brave sickness, packing to travel out of state, and a really annoying but hopefully helpful diet to bring you some exciting news!

Five friends/fellow authors and I are announcing our latest story project. What is the project? Why, it’s an ebook boxset containing six fairytale novella retellings in different historical genres. It’s been such a blast to work with these talented ladies, and I absolutely can’t wait to share the stories with all of you. When will they be released? December 2nd.  (Lord willing!)

My contribution to the set is a steampunk story called Rumpled. In … Keep reading

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Genesis

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In the beginning was the Word.

That’s the opening of the biblical book of John in the New Testament. But it’s also the truth regarding one of my favorite forms of storytelling–filmmaking.

I recently attended the third annual Christian Worldview Film Festival in San Antonio, Texas. I’ve been attending Christian film festivals since 2007, and I’ve seen the world of independent Christian films grow in leaps and bounds. It’s become much more competitive. From the early days of flatly recited lines and grainy home-video-quality, we’ve reached an era where decent to professional-level actors inhabit well-lit HD worlds, complete with orchestral … Keep reading

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