Book Review: Ancient Voices

Book Description per Goodreads: The Kinship rides victorious into the small village of Minhaven, just in time to celebrate the Winter Festival. Their leader, Glak, brings with him both hope and spoils from battle, but also some distressing news. Though Minhaven's greatest threat has finally been defeated, a new one is emerging to take its … Continue reading Book Review: Ancient Voices

What’s Become of Christian Fiction?

Over the last few years, I’ve been trying to read more Christian Fiction. Since some of what I write would fall into that genre, I wanted to give it another shot, despite having been scared off years ago by its excessive “preachiness.” Unfortunately, the preachiness is still there, in varying quantities, but there is another … Continue reading What’s Become of Christian Fiction?

One Day Late or Two Days Early…

A Glimpse at the Writing Philosophy of the Man who created Thursday on Tuesday As part of our ongoing series on a Christian Aesthetic (the philosophy a Christian could or should have when dealing with all things artistic), this was due out yesterday, but since its focus is on G. K. Chesterton, the writer famous … Continue reading One Day Late or Two Days Early…

Tolkien on Fantasy: His Own Words

I thought it fitting to begin our series on Fantasy and a Christian Aesthetic with J. R. R. Tolkien’s own thoughts on the subject as found in his article “On Fairy-Stories” (a version of which can be found here; I am quoting from the article as it appeared in print, in which he references his … Continue reading Tolkien on Fantasy: His Own Words