Recent Blog Posts

Between the Lines: Let the Devil Out, Part III

By Steve Rzasa “When I heard all those prayers, all those… suffering people, I thought it was God’s voice. But I was wrong. All I ever heard was people in pain. And all he ever gave any of us was… silence.” Matt Murdock, “Daredevil, Season 3×2– “Please” Warning: Spoilers abound! If you haven’t watched The Defenders or Season 3 of …

Read Post

Between the Lines: Let the Devil Out, Part II

By Steve Rzasa “Guilt can be a good thing. It’s the soul’s call to action. The indication that something is wrong. The only way to rid your heart of it is to correct your mistakes and keep going until amends are made. I don’t know what you didn’t do or what you should have done, but the guilt… the guilt …

Read Post

Gift Giving Guide for the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reader in Your Life

By Gillian Bronte Adams Books make the best Christmas gifts. Unwrapping a book is like having a magical journey dropped in your lap. Once you crack open the pages, you know you will meet people you will never forget, experience heart-pounding adventures, and visit places that are wilder than your wildest dreams. Giving just the right book to just the …

Read Post

Between the Lines: Let the Devil Out, Part I

By Steve Rzasa “I’m not seeking penance for what I’ve done, Father. I’m asking forgiveness… for what I’m about to do.”—Matt Murdock, “Daredevil,” Season 1×1 – “Into the Ring” With that line, coming at the end of a heartfelt confession, Marvel launched Daredevil in 2015. It was the first of the true superhero shows made for Netflix television by the …

Read Post

Seven Questions with Morgan L. Busse

Today we are excited to have Christian fantasy and steampunk author Morgan L. Busse! She’s a writer by day and a mother by night. Her works include the Follower of the Word series, the recent Carol award-winning Soul Chronicles, and this month her latest fantasy novel releases, the Mark of the Raven. During her spare time she enjoys playing games, …

Read Post

Seven Questions with Chawna Schroeder

  Today we are excited to have fantasy author Chawna Schroeder with us! Chawna loves stretching both the imagination and faith through her novels. Living in Minnesota, she dreams of far-off places, daring swordfights, magic spells, and princes in disguise. When she isn’t committing her dreams to paper, you can find her studying the biblical languages, working with fiber, or teaching …

Read Post

Allegories: Dated and Dusty or Relevant and Rich

By Joan Campbell Jesus’ parables were allegorical. An allegory is a story where symbolic figures, actions or representations express deeper truths. In the parable of the prodigal son, for instance, the father represents our heavenly Father, while the son represents every person who has ever wandered off the right path before returning to the Father’s welcoming arms.   Early Christian …

Read Post

Seven Questions with Steve Rzasa

This month we are excited to Steve Rzasa with us! Steve is the author of several novels of science-fiction, steampunk, and fantasy—with a bunch more in progress. His third novel, Broken Sight, received the 2012 Award for Speculative Fiction from the American Christian Fiction Writers. The Word Reclaimed (Enclave, 2009/2016) was a finalist for that award. The Word Endangered (Enclave, 2016) and Man Behind the Wheel were …

Read Post

Chosen For a Quest – Will You Go?

By Joan Campbell You have been chosen for a Quest. Adventure is sure to await but the path will also be perilous and filled with obstacles and enemies. Are you willing to go? Fragment of Truth in Fantasy Fiction explored how fantasy writing often reflects fragments of biblical truth. Quests are such a fragment. The fantasy genre’s most common plotline …

Read Post

Seven Questions with John W. Otte

Today we have the amazing John W. Otte with us! John is a life-long writer. He started with badly drawn comic books in the fifth grade. When he realized that he was a lousy artist, he moved on to badly written novels in middle school. He’s tried his hand at screenplays (don’t ask), stage plays (a little better), fanfic, teen mysteries, …

Read Post