Raven’s Ladder contest/giveaway!

Folks who have joined my Facebook fan page are reading the details on the first of several Raven's Ladder contests and giveaways. … [Read more...]

Stand united, remembering what makes this nation great!

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What’s Your Favorite Stage-to-Screen Adaptation?

Casablanca? Henry IV? Ordet? … [Read more...]

I’m coming to Spokane – January 26

Spokane, I'm coming to visit!I'll be speaking about faith, film, and fantasy... and signing books... at the luncheon for the Spokane College Women's Association on January 26.A couple of Whitworth students got word of this and asked if I would be speaking at the school as well. There's been no invitation from Whitworth - maybe that'll happen someday - but here's the good news: … [Read more...]

Five Auralia’s Colors Confessions: “Night on the Lake”

Yikes! It's...The Top 5 Confessions about Auralia's Colors, Chapter 7 - Night on the Lake … [Read more...]

David Brooks on Avatar

David Brooks in The New York Times turns his attention from America's occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan to humanity's occupation of Pandora: … [Read more...]

An Excerpt from Raven’s Ladder, Chapter 1: Cal-raven in Four Kinds of Trouble

Auralia reached out to Cal-raven. As he approached, the flame of the candle he carried flapped like a flag in a hard wind. ...That's how Chapter One of Raven's Ladder begins. And now... you can read the whole chapter. … [Read more...]

Readers Like the View From the Top of Raven’s Ladder

Here are some of the reviews and endorsements for Raven's Ladder from book reviewers, bloggers, and authors: • Where Auralia’s Colors spoke of the promise of enlightenment, and Cyndere’s Midnight told a tale of new hope born from the depths of despair, Raven’s Ladder reveals both the power and the fragility of vision. - Fred Warren • Raven's Ladder ... is a book that dares to be beautiful. - S.J. Deal: • I am in awe of this man’s ability to imagine a whole world and then create it in word … [Read more...]

Where’s Christopher Guest When You Need Him?

Best film of 2010 so far: The new Domino's Pizza video. … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part 3 (The Top Ten!)

And here they are at last: My ten favorite movies of 2009. … [Read more...]