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We are all Zombies

Zombie

I watched an episode of The Walking Dead the other night. The story was absolutely intriguing: what would the world be like if a disease turned almost everyone into zombies? The problem was, I couldn’t stomach the head shots or the body parts trailing behind the corpses. So I only ended up watching one and a half episodes. But it …

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Echoes of God

One of my favorite perks about reading and writing science fiction and fantasy is with every new story, I get to discover and explore whole new worlds.  And with every new world I encounter through a book, movie, or game, I get to encounter a new echo of God. I believe as beings created in the image of God, it’s …

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Zombies, Star Wars, and God

I watched an episode of “The Walking Dead” a couple weeks ago at the suggestion of a friend. “The Walking Dead” is a story centered on a handful of humans trying to survive in a world that has succumb to a disease that turns people into zombies. It’s graphic. It’s gory. And, strangely for me, it was very sad. Half …

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In Darkness There is Light

This is not only a tagline for the kind of fiction I write, it is a tagline for my life. When my husband was laid off and went almost a year without work, there was light. When my son became so ill he stopped breathing and had to be lifeflighted to Portland, there was light. When a lump the size …

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God and the Writer

God. Just that one word calms me, reminds me why I write, and that He is in control, even when everything is spinning the other way. When I worry about what others will think of my book, I remember I am writing for an audience of One. When I worry about juggling work, family, and writing, I remember how many …

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I have Stubbornness Issues

For any of you who have watched How to Train Your Dragon, you’ll recognize my post title (actually, the exact quote is “Vikings have stubbornness issues”). Lots of good quotes in that movie. If you haven’t seen it, you need to check it out. Anyway, this quote always stuck with me for two reasons: a) most of my family is …

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God, the Author of our Lives

Hi, my name is Morgan L. Busse and I am one of the new authors here at Marcher Lord Press. I will be blogging about God, faith, and the speculative here on the new website. This first post I wrote back on January 1st, 2011. Much has happened to me since that day almost two years ago. But one thing …

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