I was delighted to hear that the staff at The Suspense Zone included my novel Fallen in their "Reviewers Choice" list for 2008. Anyone interested in Christian suspense fiction should check out their site, and watch for Susan Sleeman's forthcoming Nipped in the Bud.
Last week, someone showed me a review of my novel Fallen on Amazon. The reviewer, Keith Hammond, made my day with some very generous praise, and then raised an issue that I've encountered often: My only complaint is that the story seemed too personal and allegorical to be completely fictional. I would have preferred the... Continue Reading →
In view of the arrest of a pastor, Joe Barron, in Texas yesterday, I thought I would link to a post from some months ago about the distrust of pastoral authority. The issue of sexual immorality hit home this week with our family, as my wife found out that a former pastor of hers had... Continue Reading →
Susan Sleeman at The Suspense Zone asked some pretty probing questions about writing and church life here. I was also moved by her review of Fallen here. Her site is very useful for keeping up with the growing genre of Christian suspense. Thanks, Susan!
A new interview about Fallen was just posted at Faithwebbin, which is a useful website for all sorts of faith-related issues.
My wife and I just returned from the Writing For the Soul conference in Colorado, where Fallen was a "staff pick" this year. The Christian Writers Guild has been a tremendous encouragement to me, not only through the excellent teachers they assemble, but also the editors and agents. I sold Fallen to Stephen Barclift at... Continue Reading →
My interview with Andy Farmer of KNEO radio in Neosho, MO will be streamed live on Tuesday, January 29th at 11:00 AM (Pacific), 1:00 PM (Central). By late in the week, it will be archived here.
Here are two interviews I did with Kelly Kelpfer, who asks probing and sometimes wacky questions. I had a lot of fun with my answers, and I hope they don't get me fired. Novel Journey interview. Scrambled Dregs interview.
I just got word that Fallen is #1 on Technorati's list of most-discussed books at this hour. Thanks, homage, doffing of hats to the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance and its participants! Thanks for taking the time to post the book and review it.