Christian Speculative Fiction

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, …

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Gilead Publishing Acquires Enclave

Christian fiction publisher Gilead Publishing has just acquired Enclave Publishing as its science fiction and fantasy imprint. This is an exciting new opportunity for Enclave as it will allow us to continue to promote excellent science fiction and fantasy and extend our reach in the Christian market. Visit Publisher Steve Laube’s website to read a personal note about the sale.   …

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Interview with R.J. Anderson

Today we have fantasy author R.J. Anderson with us. R.J. (Rebecca) is a preacher’s daughter, a church pianist and women’s Bible study leader, and a UK-bestselling, Nebula award-nominated author of eight fantasy and SF novels for older children and teens. She lives with her husband and three sons in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Welcome R.J.! 1) When did you realize you …

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Interview with Brian Godawa

Today we are interviewing Christian speculative author Brian Godawa. Brian has been a professional filmmaker, writer, and designer for over 20 years. His creative versatility was born of a passion for both intellect and imagination, both left-brain and right-brain. The result: Brian is an artisan of word, image, and story that engages heart, mind, and soul. Just think, “Renaissance Man.” …

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Why I Write Christian Speculative Fiction

I never set out to write Christian fantasy. In fact, I wasn’t sure what place that kind of book had in this world. Sure, there was Lewis’ Narnia series and Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. But with all the controversy over Harry Potter years ago, I didn’t know what to think. I read Star Wars, Terry Brooks, and such, but …

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Three Marcher Lord Authors are Finalists in the Carol Awards

Just in case you missed the news this week, three Marcher Lord authors are finalists for the Carol Awards. Congratulations to Morgan L. Busse and Kathy Tyers who are finalists in the Speculative category and Jill Williamson who is a finalist in the Young Adult category. Way to go, ladies! To find out more, click on the link: Carol Finalists …

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Daughter of Light on Sale

Hey everyone! You don’t want to miss out on this sale! Daughter of Light, the first book in the Follower of the Word series by Morgan L. Busse is on sale right now for $0.99. The sale will run from now until Monday. If you’ve been wanting to try out a new Marcher Lord series, now is the time to …

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Interview with James L. Rubart

Please Welcome…James L. Rubart (*Originally posted January 2011) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist James L. Rubart! Jim dreamed of writing fiction from 7th grade on, but was too scared to pursue the dream until 2006 when he attended his first writer’s conference. It revolutionized his life. He burst onto the Christian speculative fiction scene in …

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Interview with David Gregory

Please Welcome…David Gregory (*Originally posted November 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist David Gregory! David is a native Texan who moved to Oregon five years ago. He went to the University of Texas, has a degree in business, and worked in compensation management for ten years before taking early retirement to figure out what he …

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Interview with Matt Koceich

Please Welcome…Matt Koceich (*Originally posted October 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist Matt Koceich. Matt’s first novel, The Sending, won the premier Marcher Lord Select contest, and so was released on October 1, 2010 as part of the fifth release list from Marcher Lord Press. Matt is an elementary school teacher in Arlington, Texas and …

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