Mythopoiea: Writing Truth Through Fiction – Part 1

In my last post on writing Christian fiction, I asked whether or not we had abandoned the biblical basis for writing fiction in the modern-day philosophy of not preaching in Christian fiction. It is true that there exists a spectrum of approaches to writing Christian fiction, but simply noting what exists does not answer the … More Mythopoiea: Writing Truth Through Fiction – Part 1

Future World: Finding a Time for Øtherworld

[Reposted from Øtherworld] It goes without saying that when you’re writing novels set in the far future, you have to consider how technology and society have changed. The further forward you go, the more drastic those changes will be. Recently, a reader asked me how far in the future my Øtherworld series takes place… [Read … More Future World: Finding a Time for Øtherworld

The Last Jedi & Why Rian Johnson’s Version of Rey’s Parents is Garbage

Ever since The Force Awakens debuted, the question of who Rey’s parents were has been a hot topic of discussion. The proposed answers have included Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Leia and Han Solo and even Palpantine. A lot of fans were disappointed by the answer provided in The Last Jedi. Spoiler warning! This post contains … More The Last Jedi & Why Rian Johnson’s Version of Rey’s Parents is Garbage

What Really Bad Thing Happens in the First Five Minutes of Infinity War?

Kevin Feige has teased that something really bad happens in the first five minutes of Avengers: Infinity War. At the Brazil Comic Con, Feige said: “So, within the first five minutes of Infinity War people will understand why Thanos is the biggest and baddest villain in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” The Avengers: … More What Really Bad Thing Happens in the First Five Minutes of Infinity War?

Top Ten Fan Complaints About The Last Jedi

Well, by now you have probably read that there is quite a bit of disagreement between critic and audience reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi (TLJ). Coupled with its dramatic 77% Friday-to-Friday sales decline and even a Change.org petition approaching 75,000 signatures calling for the film to be removed from the official Star Wars canon, it looks … More Top Ten Fan Complaints About The Last Jedi