Kick-Ass (2010) and Real-life Superheroes

Recently I was in a discussion with another Christian author about superhero movies sparked by a discussion of Glass(2019). He brought up the point that most superhero movies don’t seem to have a concept of superheroes in their culture before superheroes show up. By contrast, the real world features fictional superheroes but no real versions. … More Kick-Ass (2010) and Real-life Superheroes

When Worlds Collide: A Word on the Midwich Multiverse

If you’re at all familiar with my work, the word “Midwich” probably already means something to you. The fictional town of Midwich, WV is a nod to John Wyndam’s The Midwich Cuckoos. It’s also the setting of my first book, Johnny Came Home, an action-packed tale of people trying to make sense of their super … More When Worlds Collide: A Word on the Midwich Multiverse

Spiritual Character Development & Avoiding the ‘Testimony Fiction’ Trap

A while back, I wrote an article on writing believable characters. Characters that are true to life have problems, real problems that Christ can solve. They might cuss, drink, have extramarital sex, do drugs or be consummate jerks, but much as the Bible gives us our heroes warts and all (King David’s life alone should … More Spiritual Character Development & Avoiding the ‘Testimony Fiction’ Trap