“The problem Christian movies is that people go wanting to experience Cinema and not experience GOD!” That criticism of Christian film, read on a social media post recently, betrays a common misunderstanding of Christian Storytelling. Cinema is a storytelling medium but many Christians bring Sunday School lesson expectations into it that don’t match the medium. … More Christian Storytelling and Respecting the Medium
Almost 8 years ago, I wrote my first book, Johnny Came Home, a novel about people who develop super powers in a West Virginia town. I’m very proud of that book and perhaps one day I’ll get around to writing the sequel. It’s been described as the “X-Men meets James Bond with, believe it or … More Celebrate National Superhero Day with a Free Book!
Obviously, I am continuing work on the promised reboot of the Impworld/Otherworld Saga; however, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention something else I’m tinkering with. I’ve returned to being a DM for Dungeons and Dragons. Initially, I returned out of nostalgia. I’d forgotten how much fun it could be. When someone asked me … More April 8 to 12, 2020
I have begun working on the promised interior illustrations for the Impworld/Otherworld Saga. Currently working on my sketches for Dreadknights. While little will change with Dreadknights with the exception of some formatting, typo corrections, and pagination to allow for the illustrations, Amazon’s rules regarding subtitles appear to make it necessary to take the original offline … More March 31 to April 7, 2020
The COVID-19 protocols continue here in the United States. I have gotten a lot of work done on the illustrated reboot of the Impworld/Otherworld Saga. I found a better place to end Luckbane, at the end of the Firelord’s assault on Cabon Gabrielle. This also let’s me end Everwylde further into Mot Hadrall than the … More March 19-30, 2020
The COVID-19 protocols are in full swing here in the United States. Since this caused WV’s first ever Wild & Weird Con to be postponed until November 7, 2020, I decided to adjust my writing schedule. Gray Barker’s Book of Monsters – Volume Two will be placed on the back burner for now. I have … More March 15-18, 2020
I have, once again, failed to update my writing progress over the past 9 months because I have been busy writing. Well, mostly. But I am back on track now and that’s what matters here. I took time away from the promised reboot of the Impworld/Otherworld Saga to finish Gray Barker’s Book of Monsters – … More July 10, 2019 to March 14, 2020
Gray Roscoe Barker (1925-1984) is remembered as a ufologist, storyteller and master hoaxer, but he wrote a lot about monsters! After cutting his saucerian teeth on the Flatwoods Monster investigation, Barker went on to write about everything from the Abominable Snowman to the Abominable Glowman of the Everglades, from little men from Mars to Mothman, … More Gray Barker’s Book of Monsters (Vol. 1) Now Available in Paperback
I will be a vendor at the 1st ever Wild & Weird Con, all inclusive event being held right here in my home state of West Virginia for paranormal enthusiasts of UFOs, Cryptids and other Paranormal Phenomena. Here’s a little more information about this awesome event from their website: Guests will enjoy meeting speakers, learning … More Wild & Weird Con 2020!
As a new representative for WVWriters.org Region 6 (Kanawha, Putnam, Boone counties), it is my honor to tell you that the West Virginia Writers 2020 Annual Writing Contest is now open for submissions! In addition to the Adult contest, there is a Student form for grades 1 through 12. There is no entry fee unless … More WV Writers Contests for Young and Old – Free Entry Deadline: March 15th